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by (RSS) Uncategorized | March 8th, 2011 11:47am CDT | Comments Off on The Whole Story Behind the School Sound Bites

When complex issues evolve into campaigns, facts can dissolve into sound bites – concise statements that sometimes help provide digestible information, but that generally omit context and nuance. In recent weeks, I’ve seen research I was involved in curiously morph into a set of competing sound bites used to support both sides of a debate. […]

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by (RSS) Uncategorized | December 3rd, 2009 6:52pm CDT | 4 Comments

In many ways, cities are like corporations attempting to win customers and capital (residents and businesses) away from others. And, like corporations, cities attempt to improve their position by learning from the success of their competitors and by building on their own unique assets. These two types of strategies don’t always go hand in hand […]

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