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The FSG Experience, the Second Decade

While we write and speak about “better ways to solve social problems,” we rarely write about ourselves. Stack it up to our love of ideas or a dash of humility – we’re more likely to share the newest idea related to school turnaround than what goes on behind the scenes at FSG. Yet, one of the... Read more

A Sputnik Moment for US Education

Last week, President Obama highlighted the need to invest more in education and technology to boost American innovation. His State of the Union remarks were framed by the ongoing competition for jobs in a global marketplace. “This is our generation’s Sputnik moment,” declared our President.... Read more

Move Over, George Clooney

Young ER Docs on the Frontline of Health Care in Tanzania
A woman suffering from severe burns is carried on a stretcher into the Emergency Medical Department of the main hospital in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The patient had a live electric cable fall across her chest and her... Read more

Looking at No Child Left Behind v. 2.0

Attention this week has been on President Obama’s State of the Union address, in which he outlined his vision for education and set the stage for the rewriting the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA, a.k.a. No Child Left Behind). Viewers noted that he touched on familiar issues:... Read more