At the end of the month, in my role as president of the Governmental Research Association, I’ll join 150 leader from Philly going to Seattle to think about how our cities work, move, and thrive. Check out this article, “Keeping Democracy Alive in Cities: Cities continue to be the place where citizens can engage most directly with government—especially when nonprofits are there to offer capacity, expertise, and reach,” by Stanford Social Innovation Review.
September is also attendance awareness month! With the school year underway, it’s important that students be in class every day ready to learn. Here is more information so you can spread the word on social media.
From our colleagues at the Public School Forum of NC: Beginning Teachers – Congratulations on your entry into an extremely impactful career. It is with great excitement that we invite you to apply to the Public School Forum’s Beginning Teacher Leadership Network. Apply through September 14.
This report provides a national and state analysis of how many schools face high levels of chronic absence and discusses the implications for state and local action.... Read the rest