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The Hope Street Group blog is written by our board, stakeholders and staff and covers a wide range of topics related to economic vitality and widespread prosperity for all Americans.

Working with STEMconnector and Others to Advance a Jobs-Driven Economy

Posted by Maureena Thompson on 02/18/15

In this new era of rapid technological advancement and a swiftly changing jobs landscape, it is more important than ever that we work together to ensure that members of our budding workforce (along with those seeking to grow or change their careers) are educated and trained in the most effective

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Students First in the Age of Accountability: What Teachers Can Learn from Dean Smith

Posted by Allison Hunt on 02/09/15

The death of former basketball coach Dean Smith has lessons for us as teachers. A common theme has emerged in the career of Dean Smith, which is that of the “player first” coach.

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#CrossSectorLearning: Working to Live vs. Living to Work

Posted by Chimdi Ihezie on 02/03/15

To kick off 2015, Hope Street Group hosted a Twitter chat using the hashtag #CrossSectorLearning and invited members of our network t

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Career Pathways in Education … A One-lane Dirt Road

Posted by Brian Bishop on 12/18/14

Careers are a funny thing. My grandfather once told me that if you find the thing you love to do and you do that for a living, you will never work a day in your life. He was right.

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What I Am: A Teacher

Posted by Jonathan Gillentine on 12/15/14

Today is my sixtieth birthday. In Chinese tradition, I am told, a person reaching this age begins life anew, starting over as a young child.

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