BACK TO THE FUTURE: AMERICA'S PUBLIC EDUCATION
It used to be so straightforward and predictable to be a student in my day. We were taught what our communities and, to a certain degree, what the nation felt that we needed to know. Read more.
THE FUTURE OF THE MPA
The last few decades have been difficult for government and public servants. The public sector has been constantly challenged to do more with less, to downsize and to redefine its mission. Read more.
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THE EXPERIMENTING ORGANIZATION
At this moment in history there is no tradition in local government for systematically trying things out. Outside of clinical trials in medicine or public health, there is little experimentation anywhere in society. Read more.
LESSONS FROM THE LINCOLN-DOUGLAS DEBATES
Government is no longer about working together. It is about scoring victories against the other side. However, history shows us this is not a new phenomenon. Read more.
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