Book review: Hope and despair in the American city. Why there are no bad schools in Raleigh

The Hamilton Community Foundation has a position paper on Hope and Despair. Hope and Despair in the American City: Why There Are No Bad Schools in Raleigh By Gerald Grant Harvard University Press ($27.50) The workforce of 2025 goes to kindergarten this September. There’s a lot riding on these five-year-old freshmen. By the time they graduateContinue reading “Book review: Hope and despair in the American city. Why there are no bad schools in Raleigh”

Book review: The Language of Trust

The Language of Trust: Selling Ideas in a World of Skeptics By Michael Maslansky with Scott West, Gary DeMoss and David Saylor Prentice Hall Press $31 It’s not what you say. It’s what we hear. And a lot us aren’t buying what you’re saying and selling. Not only aren’t we buying it. We don’t believe you.Continue reading “Book review: The Language of Trust”