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Corporate Expertise

May 04, 2007 1 min read

Corporate scientific and technological knowledge, as well as negotiation and management skills, can be used to help improve public education, says a report by Boston, Mass.-based FSG Social Impact Advisors.

The report by the nonprofit consultant company encourages corporations to leverage their knowledge and assets to help schools by establishing programs around the already-established curricula of public schools, providing a long-term commitment to education, and measuring progress toward clear, achievable goals. It report provides a framework for the role of corporations in improving public education, and is based on interviews with 25 corporations, private foundations, nonprofit organizations, and school districts.

“Best in Class: How Top Corporations Can Help Transform Public Education” is posted by Ernst & Young.

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A version of this article appeared in the May 09, 2007 edition of Education Week

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