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September 2017
Secretary of Education Betsey DeVos made good on her promise to rescind Obama-era guidelines on how to adjudicate reports of campus sexual assault. Civil liberty groups are celebrating and survivors’ rights advocates are expressing outrage. What does it all mean? The biggest change in the DOE’s interim guidance is that it allows universities and colleges...
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Atrius Health
What are the biggest needs in entry level hiring in healthcare right now? In addition to technical skills, we have three absolute imperatives: 1) personal agility and adaptiveness; 2) effective teaming; and 3) commitment to continual learning. Irrespective of role, successful entry-level individuals need to be agile and adaptive.  Today’s healthcare worker must be willing...
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higher ed
From blended learning to STEM (or STEAM) to 21st century skills and work-based learning, there seems to be an unending stream of new buzzwords in education. With all this jargon, increasingly stories can read more like inside baseball rather than an intentional strategy. At the root of these new education terms is a growing consensus...
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higher ed
Working with several education clients including K-12 and Higher Ed institutions, foundations and advocacy organizations, we pay close attention to issues and trends affecting schools and districts across the country. One movement known as personalized learning has been generating much attention recently. Although the concept itself has been around for years, more and more educators...
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higher education
With 35 colleges and more than 150,000 students within Greater Boston, the City has long been a hub for Higher Education. As a result, many professionals, business executives and political leaders have strong ties to Boston thanks to the education that they received here. However, times are changing and certain factors including evolving workforce needs,...
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Mayor Walsh
On Wednesday morning, joined by City officials and hundreds of politically engaged business leaders, Mayor Walsh announced a proposal for a new string of parks along Fort Point Channel at the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs breakfast. With the recent contention surrounding publicly accessible space in Boston, specifically the Seaport, and concern over...
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fake news
After a summer of whirling news cycles, young people are settling back into the classroom with information from a wide array of sources at their fingertips – some legitimate, others not so much. This abundance of content combined with competing narratives on what is ‘real’ and what is ‘fake’ in the aftermath of last year’s...
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Cambridge
With some of the nation’s highest rents and most prominent innovation tenants, it’s well understood that Cambridge is a hot real estate market, but can it last? At NAIOP’s aptly titled Cambridge: Still in the Lead event, an esteemed panel moderated by Steve Purpura (Executive Managing Director, Transwestern) and composed of Tom Andrews (SVP, Alexandria...
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equifax
By now, you’ve probably heard about the major Equifax security breach that came to light last week. The company disclosed that the personal information of 143 million people has been compromised. Crisis expert and Solomon McCown Vice President T.J. Winick’s byline in O’Dwyer’s PR News breaks down the way in which Equifax has handled the...
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Equifax
When Equifax, one of the country’s three major credit organizations, announced last week that it’s data network was breached, the company jumped into crisis mode. The data of an estimated 143 million consumers may have been compromised, including Social Security numbers, driver’s license info, addressees and more. Some analysts are calling it the worst data...
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