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How New Orleans Charted a New Course for Schools After Katrina

In the wake of tragedy, city leaders asked a radical question: What would you do differently if you could redesign the public school system from the ground up?

‘The Secret Sauce’: Networks Critical to Civic Entrepreneurship and Innovation

What does it take to make real innovation happen in cities – from addressing struggling schools to improving health-care systems to averting budget crises? In this fast-moving, ever-changing digital age, the first step is making the right connections.

Studies Cast Doubt on Value of Mandated Calorie Counts

According to public health advocates and the Obama administration, requiring food service establishments to post calorie counts on menus was just the ticket for getting consumers to opt for healthier meals.

Remember When Obama Called for Fiscal Responsibility? Neither Does He

When President Barack Obama released his $4 trillion budget plan this month, he called for an end to what he described as “mindless austerity” in federal spending.