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October 2011 Blog Posts (3)

What can we learn about leadership from Occupy Wall Street?

This is a blog from Jessica Lipnack about leadership and the Occupy Wall Street movement.  It offers some insights for the Community Learning Exchange network.

 

Tuesday, 18 October 2011

Occupying leadership #occupy

Without making the media the story here since the media has this recursive, repetitive pattern when it can't make sense of a story... a few words about leadership and Occupy.

Google "leadership occupy Wall Street" and you'll…

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Added by Dale Nienow on October 20, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

2011 National Opportunity to Learn Campaign National Summit

The National Opportunity to Learn Campaign (http://www.otlcampaign.org/) is  hosting a national summit in Washington, DC Dec. 8-10, 2011. I plan to attend. This year's theme is one that many of you can relate to: Uniting Communities for Education Justice and Action.  You can register for the summit at the following website: http://www.otlcampaign.org/summit

Added by S. Kwesi Rollins on October 17, 2011 at 11:01am — No Comments

Check out John Merrow's latest blog: "Be Careful What Your Wish For"

I don't always agree with Merrow, but he tries to be fair (and balanced:).  Anyway, he calls for "new narratives" so I had to share:

 

I hear folks on the right calling for vouchers.  Hello, have they thought that through?  And what about the lefties who want 'individual education plans' for ALL children?  Hello, have they imagined what that could lead to?   We desperately need a new narrative when we talk about public schools.  My thoughts here:…

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Added by S. Kwesi Rollins on October 13, 2011 at 7:34am — 1 Comment

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