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Adaptive Content: Game Changing Technology

Philanthropy Roundtable is usually a ‘no-solicitation’ zone but I had the opportunity to make a 4 minute pitch for a big idea–here’s a summary of “New Tools, New Schools, New Investment Vehicles”   Problem Global gap in access to quality secondary education More than 500 million young people worldwide…

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Private Capital in Public Education-Feedback

1. Response from the Gadfly: But, of course, there’s a profound trade off. Vendors are not reformers. Consultants are not agitators. Advisors are not change agents. Okay, maybe they’re gradual change agents over the very long haul. In real political cycles, however (and in the…

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Read new AEI white paper on edu innovation

American Enterprise Institute suggests an entrepreneurial approach to most problems we face including education.  They recently published my white paper Private Capital & Public Education: Toward Quality at Scale.  …

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Indian innovation capital flowing to edu

Times of India, drawing on “Private Equity Pulse-Education,” reports that 80% of private equity and venture capital firms see education as recession proof and plan investments in the next 6-8 months.  Given more room for innovation in India, its likely that we’ll see new learning innovations taken…

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Investing in Innovation

In the long run, it’s all about innovation—that’s true for our economy and our schools. Tom Friedman makes the case for innovation investment in addition to the bailouts:…