Mar 9, 2008
By: Alvaro Fernandez
If you are interested in education reform, social entrepreneurship and venture philantropy, grab a nice cap of tea or coffee and enjoy today’s spectacular edition of the New York Times Magazine.
Must read: insightful expert discussion on How Many Billionaires Does It Take to Fix a School System?
Also: excellent pieces titled Self-Made Philanthropists, on how ProPublicaÃ‚Â was conveived and launched, and For Good, Measure, on the importance and challengesÃ‚Â of measuring the return on social investments.
Bonus: the newspaper’s Week in Review section brings a throught-provoking article onÃ‚Â Brain Enhancement Is Wrong, Right?, on the use of drugs for boosting brain performance. Am happy to report that no one in the Education articles suggested giving these drugs to millions of kids…