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|A New Generation of Social Change, from Ford Foundation
Outlines the foundation's strategies for
addressing social justice issues for the next generation, including
access to education, economic fairness and opportunity, freedom of
expression, natural resources and sustainable development, and human
Recruiting New Teachers to Urban School Districts: What Incentives Will Work
Explores the effectiveness of financial
incentives in attracting qualified teachers to low-performing and
hard-to-staff schools. Surveys teachers in training on factors in job
choices and considers the size of an effective pay incentive and
alternatives.Two Alternative Yet Complementary Conceptual Frameworks for Financing American Education
Outlines strategies to integrate systemic
performance-based reform, which assumes that improving the school
system will help all students meet standards, and out-of-school
interventions, which attempts to mitigate the effects of poverty and
other factors.Katrina: A Forgotten Crisis?
As we embark on the anniversary of Katrina, this article revistis how far we have or have not come.A Story of Privilege
Overcoming the odds is difficult for victims of domestic violence; this wife and mother is making headway with the help of Change.org.What Does Financial Capital Owe Society?
social responsibility is a worthy goal, but it's no substitute for
regulation, subsidy, and government sponsorship of social institutions.
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