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Student Affairs as Social Business

Student Affairs as Social Business | OpXGroup | Scoop.it
“Even though we’re operating with the best of intentions in social media, we are still operating from silos. The customerRead the Rest...
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Should Political Scientist Prescribe Public Policy? | Nicholas P ...

Should Political Scientist Prescribe Public Policy? | Nicholas P ... | OpXGroup | Scoop.it
The recent PS article is another attempt, from political scientists, to influence or “advise” public policy. The prescription from the authors is to balance against other super powers and strategic (i.e.
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Study: Medical homes saved North Carolina nearly $1 billion

Study: Medical homes saved North Carolina nearly $1 billion | OpXGroup | Scoop.it

The use of medical homes— a method of coordinating medical services that relies on primary care physicians to manage patients’ care — is gaining momentum across the country. The national health law encourages it.

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For some public sector workers, it's anything but cushy

For some public sector workers, it's anything but cushy | OpXGroup | Scoop.it
Julie Willis: Not all of us have it easy.
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M.I.T. Game-Changer: Free Online Education For All - Forbes

M.I.T. Game-Changer: Free Online Education For All - Forbes | OpXGroup | Scoop.it
For Wall Street Occupiers or other decriers of the “social injustice” of college tuition, here’s a curveball bound to scramble your worldview: a totally free college education regardless of your academic performance or background.
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Our New Year's wish: Public policy that is based on evidence

Our New Year's wish: Public policy that is based on evidence | OpXGroup | Scoop.it
As we anticipate the beginning of a new year, we think of ways to make the next year better than the current one.
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Redevelopment agencies can be abolished — state Supreme Court - San Francisco Business Times

Redevelopment agencies can be abolished — state Supreme Court - San Francisco Business Times | OpXGroup | Scoop.it
Economic development agencies — from San Francisco and Oakland to Walnut Creek...
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25 states have high child poverty rates

25 states have high child poverty rates | OpXGroup | Scoop.it

While child poverty rates vary dramatically across the states, nationwide, one in five children lives in poverty — even in states that might surprise you.

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Chamber to host forum on Jacksonville's infrastructure

Chamber to host forum on Jacksonville's infrastructureWJXT JacksonvilleThe Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce and Building America's Future Educational Fund are co-hosting a forum about Jacksonville's transportation infrastructure on Jan.

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Chamber's President's Ball will showcase community PRIDE: Rick Haase - Sun Star Courier (blog)

Chamber's President's Ball will showcase community PRIDE: Rick Haase - Sun Star Courier (blog) | OpXGroup | Scoop.it
Chamber's President's Ball will showcase community PRIDE: Rick HaaseSun Star Courier (blog)She is an active member of the Parma Area Chamber of Commerce and holds a Ph.D.
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Outsourcing the local library can lead to a loud backlash

Outsourcing the local library can lead to a loud backlash | OpXGroup | Scoop.it
A growing number of cities and counties, desperate to save money, have been turning their libraries over to private management. The citizens frequently don’t like it.
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The Chamber Leader - Florida Association Chamber Professionals (FACP)

The Chamber Leader - Florida Association Chamber Professionals (FACP) | OpXGroup | Scoop.it
What is a "real"Chamber of Commerce!
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Your opinion requested about too many member benefits « Tim Giuliani's Blog

Your opinion requested about too many member benefits « Tim Giuliani's Blog | OpXGroup | Scoop.it
Earlier this year, I wrote the blog post you see below about the consequences your organization faces by having too many member benefits. Now, I am writing a more complete article for ACCE’s Chamber Executive Magazine. Please leave a comment with benefits you’ve cut, why and what the response was from your members.
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Public policy can override professional judgment, but very cautiously

Public policy can override professional judgment, but very cautiously | OpXGroup | Scoop.it
This afternoon I've been in a Twitter exchange with Benjamin Riley over the issue of when public policy can override teacher judgment and how much the current wave of reformy legislation is ignoring teacher judgment.
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Public Policy Blogger: In the meantime. A conversation about our ...

Public Policy Blogger: In the meantime. A conversation about our ... | OpXGroup | Scoop.it
Public Policy Blogger. Caring about the education, health and well-being of our children. Home · Education Data & Reform · Children & Poverty · Budget Reform & the Economy · Health Care Reform ...
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How Exactly Does the Global Impact of Women Elected Officials Affect Public Policy?

How Exactly Does the Global Impact of Women Elected Officials Affect Public Policy? | OpXGroup | Scoop.it
We always hear that having more women in office is some version of "good."  But what does that mean, exactly?  And where's the data?
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Preview:Top 3 Strategic Planning Tips

Preview:Top 3 Strategic Planning Tips | OpXGroup | Scoop.it
3 Tips for strategic planning tips for any size business. Failure to plan is planning to fail!
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Uncertainty: The New Normal for Site Selection and Facility Investment | Area Development Online

Uncertainty: The New Normal for Site Selection and Facility Investment | Area Development Online | OpXGroup | Scoop.it
An uncertain economic and political environment has slowed new facility and expansion activity, but savvy communities are getting ready to lure those companies that are ready to make a move.
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Government's new plan neglects economic development in Yemen

Government's new plan neglects economic development in Yemen | OpXGroup | Scoop.it
Both political sides convened in parliament this week for the first time in more than a year following a boycott by the opposition that began weeks before anti-government protests took hold in January.
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The 2011-12 Budget: Should California End Redevelopment Agencies?

The 2011-12 Budget: Should California End Redevelopment Agencies? | OpXGroup | Scoop.it
LAO: "No Reliable Evidence That Redevelopment Increases Regional or Statewide Economic Development." http://t.co/MIf9gFWf...
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Hooking business: EDC, Chamber of Commerce hope to attract more than tourists - Destin Log

Hooking business: EDC, Chamber of Commerce hope to attract more than tourists - Destin Log | OpXGroup | Scoop.it
Hooking business: EDC, Chamber of Commerce hope to attract more than touristsDestin Log“I think without a doubt, as it relates to Destin, we have to go out and look for tech companies, healthcare providers or educational service companies that employ...
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Daytona Regional Chamber Of Commerce Wins Lawsuit Over Use ...

Daytona Regional Chamber Of Commerce Wins Lawsuit Over Use ... | OpXGroup | Scoop.it
From a press release issued by Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce: Daytona Beach, Florida: Daytona Regional Chamber Wins Landmark Decision For The Community: The Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce ...
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Adventures in tea-party cognitive dissonance

Adventures in tea-party cognitive dissonance | OpXGroup | Scoop.it
THIS (gated, sorry) was the most amazing thing I read today. It's a couple of weeks old, but bear with me here.
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OpXGroup - Board Governance: Planning, Communication and Performance

OpXGroup - Board Governance: Planning, Communication and Performance | OpXGroup | Scoop.it
Board Governance: Planning, Communication and Performance             Behind every successful Chamber Executive is an engaged and empowering Board of Directors. It is the paradoxical role of many Chamber Executives to help drive …...
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Florida Chamber: Foundation | CAUCUS SYSTEM

Florida Chamber: Foundation | CAUCUS SYSTEM | OpXGroup | Scoop.it
As the leading edge think tank of the Florida Chamber enterprise, the Foundation is a problem-solver and research organization, working in partnership with state business leaders to promote a vibrant Florida economy. The Foundation's "Six Pillars" serve as a visioning platform for moving Florida forward. The platform includes a Caucus for each of the Six Pillars.
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