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The problem of unhealthy cafeteria food in public schools, how it contributes to obesity in America, and measures we can take to stop it.
Solving social challenges requires working with people to develop the ideas that will enable them to live the lives they want.
The Sunlight Foundation's report assessing federal spending gives US taxpayers a decent, and troubling, view of a system that does not function well.
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Why do board cultures vary so much by geography, and how can we help bring the best of them to all cities?
We should be paying attention to monitoring and evaluation innovation in developing countries, where technology leads to better programs.
The sector needs to shift the definition of success from organizations that survive to organizations that actually achieve their missions.
Philanthropy needs senior leaders who see themselves as student-leaders striving to help the field grapple with the difficult challenges it faces.
Before answering structure and capital questions, think through your venture, your value proposition, your motivation, and your definition of success.