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Posts from May 2013

David Kirp’s Strategy for Public Schools

Listen to Professor David Kirp on KQED's Forum as he discusses strategies to rebuild our public schools. His latest book is Improbable Scholars: The Rebirth of a Great American School System and a Strategy for America's Schools.  More

Interview with Solomon Hsiang

Solomon Hsiang studies how climate change affects people in the Caribbean, Central America, the Philippines, and around the world. This summer, he will join the faculty of the Goldman School. You have a science and urban planning background. how did you come into the world of public policy? I know that becaus… More

Dispelling Myths About How to Increase Specialty Crop Production

By Sarah Salter and Sally Smyth

On Friday 4/17, Senators Dan Coats (R-Ind.), and Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.), introduced legislation that would take nationwide a pilot program that removes restrictions on growing fruits and vegetables from farmers who receive federal subsidies. First implemented in the 2008 Farm Bill, the planting flexibility pilot pr… More