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February 12, 2015

Ready For Scale? Host a City Competition

If your enterprise has had some success in one or two cities and you're benefiting from (rather than fighting) trends, it may be time to consider a city competition. Rather than writing more proposals, wouldn't it be great to have other people sending you proposals?

February 10, 2015

Four Strategies for Scaling a Successful Program

There are a dozen strategies for extending the impact of your school or program. Four basic scaling strategies for instructional programs include school operators, school developers, advocacy, and programming.

January 06, 2015

Let's Make 2015 the Year of Impact

Raise stakeholders' commitment to professional learning by highlighting success stories and challenging ineffective practices.

July 01, 2014

New ED Research Partnerships Tackle Teacher IMPACT, Gritty Grades, and More

The U.S. Education Department is launching 18 new research partnerships around critical education issues.

October 17, 2013

Teacher Gains in D.C. Linked to Overhaul of Evaluations

The city's closely-watched system for evaluating teachers and providing bonus pay appears to have motivated weak teachers to make improvements, and to spur already-effective teachers to even higher levels of performance, a study finds.

June 10, 2013

Smart Cities: Kansas City

Kansas City may be the least appreciated great education improvement story out there--at least on the Kansas side of the Missouri River.

July 30, 2012

DIY: Raising Money

Raising money is a function of delivering the right pitch to the right person. That's true for impact seeking investments from foundations and return seeing investments from private equity investors.

March 22, 2011

Scrutiny Increases as D.C.'s IMPACT Matures

A report explores the first year of data from D.C.'s IMPACT teacher evaluation system.


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