Words We Affirm Have Power

Affirmations, or repeating words or phrases out loud do have the power to keep us attuned to the definitions and to the outcomes they define and engender. Here are a few of mine. What are yours? Continue reading “Words We Affirm Have Power”

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Pennsylvania School District Data: Will School Consolidation Save Money?

Gov. Ed Rendell has proposed consolidating 400 of the state’s 500 active school districts to cut costs. See how your district’s finances compare to districts around the state. Are smaller districts really less efficient? Delve into the data by entering your home county via the link to the right:

This article has information on Lehigh County Pennsylvania. The local political leaders are interested in ideas from Lean and Six Sigma that could help them reduce costs and make their processes more effective.

Public schools are under stress to reduce costs while imporving performance at the same time. I will keep you posted on developments of this project.

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