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As another political season gets underway, candidates seek to influence school boards. In a Q&A with Professor Paul Peterson, he talks about his new research on populism in education policy opinions. He also discusses an HKS seminar series that looks at the various issues facing school boards and asks: should school boards run our schools?

COVID-19 and Democratizing the Workplace

In this video, Julie Battilana, Alan L. Gleitsman Professor of Social Innovation at Harvard Kennedy School and Joseph C. Wilson Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, discusses how she believes the COVID-19 crisis has thrown into relief the need for workplaces to democratize.

Professor Ron Ferguson explains the formula for raising successful children.

Black men and the struggle for work

William Julius Wilson reflects on the connection between race and employment. To confront poverty and inequality in the inner city, he says, we must recognize the complex, interrelated problems facing poor black families.

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