Executive Director Josh Wyner has an email interview with Senior Policy Analyst Ben Miller at EdCentral about some of the themes in his book, what it takes to build a successful culture, the all-too-often ignored importance of leadership, and several other interesting issues the book discusses.
Read Part I and Part II.
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