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Slay the Dragon: Using Strategic Myths to Defeat Austerity in Higher Education

This guide provides union leaders in higher education with:

  • An understanding of the five core elements of arguments for austerity.
  • The tools to write their own "strategic myth" for reinvestment in higher education.
  • A case study of a story-driven campaign to fight for funding.
February 24, 2021
Too Legit to Quit

An introduction to strategic myths, a new tool for research-driven narratives

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June 15, 2020
Bond...Muni Bond

The semi-secret agent driving the growth of new charter schools

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May 21, 2020
Charter Schools On Ice

A new path to freeze charter school growth right now

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May 5, 2020
All Bets Are Off

Why times of crisis invite big policy changes

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April 24, 2020
The Case of the Missing Students

How the mindset of "schools as businesses" fails us in moments of crisis

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April 15, 2020
Rewriting the Great Recession Playbook

What we've learned and how we can get ready for what's next

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April 10, 2020
Making Plans in The Lingering Uncertainty

A new blog series on tools for the coming economic and policy challenges facing education unions

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March 26, 2020
Welcome to The Lab

Our commitment to the leaders of the new movement of education unions

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