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Education Cities has released a new report and interactive data on achievement gaps nationally. They have collected a large national data set and have created a new metric, which they are calling the Education Equality Index (EEI) in order to compare … Continue reading
The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problems. — Mahatma Ghandi Here is a venn diagram that summarizes my thinking about this quote. Imagine another large … Continue reading
At the American Montessori Society conference last weekend, I sat in on a session about the increasing number of Montessori public and charter schools, which are a minority among Montessori schools–most Montessori schools are still private. This is of particular … Continue reading
From the Chief Innovation Officer at the Acumen Fund: sashadichter.wordpress.com/2012/11/09/ His house didn’t have power for 10 days after Sandy. “The core work of Acumen, where I work, is to support companies that provide basic goods and services – healthcare, … Continue reading
My current position with City Year ends in June. I’m currently exploring post-City Year options, which City Year comically refers to as LACY (life after City Year). I have started collecting a (so far very incomplete) list of options for … Continue reading