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Dream big, listen, and know when to compromise

Jun 10, 2021
Elected and newly appointed alumni on public leadership We asked four seasoned pros what they’ve learned about leadership, overcoming governing challenges, and what public servants can do to succeed in a contentious political landscape. State...

Better schools, better learning?

Jun 10, 2014
"Billions of dollars are spent annually to construct new schools, and to repair and upgrade existing ones," says Isaac McFarlin, a research scientist at the Ford School. "In 2008 alone, state and local governments spent more than $66 billion to...
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Ford School expands scope of education policy research

Oct 19, 2011
Over the past year, significant new research and post-doctoral training grants added to the already active slate of education policy initiatives underway at the Ford School. In May, Susan M. Dynarski and Brian A. Jacob received a $250,000 grant...