Here’s a 100 percent Chicago-free look at what’s happening elsewhere:
On Wednesday 9/19 Country Music Television is hosting an event on adult education in D.C. – with a special CMT artist guest…I will play the cowbell. No, sadly, I’ll just be moderating the panel. RSVP and more 411 here.
This new paper from ACT* on college and career readiness is worth checking out on the capacity challenges (pdf). The focus on the performance targets is important – but there is an enormous ‘how to’ challenge here as well.
In the Stanford Social Innovation Review Lisbeth Schorr (one of the coolest mom’s in the social policy business) makes her case for broadening how we think about evidence (pdf).
*Bellwether works with ACT.