Grit trumps academics?

Anyone who is interested in children's health and education should read Paul Tough's new book, How Children Succeed. The main focus of the book is on what matters most to low income, minority urban kids succeeding in college. To answer…

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Lessons Learned by the Freep

A terrific recent editorial in the Detroit Free Press. Its their summary of what they learned matters most from their series on the collapse of the domestic auto industry. The editorial's subtitle says it all. Rx for recovery: A new…

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California, Part IV

One final article on what we can learn about developing an economic growth strategy from California. John Judis wrote for the New Republic a more nuanced article than the Time magazine cover story on the future prospects of California. Its…

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