ART AND THE GOVERNMENT: DOMESTIC AFTA’s Narric Rome shares the latest on how arts education has fared in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (aka No Child Left Behind) reauthorization, which Jennifer Kessler reported on earlier this year. Mostly good news, from what it sounds like. Looks like net neutrality advocates dodged a bullet when the Senate rejected anRead More
Calling all arts policy geeks!
I’m submitting a proposal to organize two panels at the 2009 Net Impact National Conference at Cornell University in November. This event draws thousands of students and professionals annually (last year’s edition in Philadelphia attracted 2400!) and it’s a major driver of the national conversation about business and social impact. I’ve made it my missionRead More
Live from Net Impact: Day 1 – Sundries
Rather than go through each of the sessions I attended yesterday blow-by-blow, I’ll provide highlights of the most interesting things I learned. I didn’t realize that Jeff Skoll, in addition to being the first chairman of eBay and one of the more important supporters of social entrepreneurs in the world, also owns a media companyRead More
Live from Net Impact: Day 1 – Opening Keynote
Hello from balmy Philadelphia, where I’m liveblogging from the 2008 Net Impact North America Conference hosted by the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Net Impact is an umbrella organization founded about 15 years ago to be an organizing force for business school students interested in social impact. The organization has grown to aRead More
I finished my first semester at the Yale School of Management this week. Seems like an appropriate time to reflect on everything that’s happened since I rooted up my life six months ago to come here. The first lesson is that I rather like being back in school again. For better or worse, the academicRead More