What’s The Latest at The Policy Circle

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Sep 18, 2023

Full Circle Leadership Series: Take The Hill

How do you translate passion into action and legislative change? This week, The Policy Circle’s Full Circle Leadership Series tackled the realities of how to do just that with Elizabeth Carlock Phillips and Nicole Nosek. Through the importance of compelling storytelling, strategic partnerships, and the power of showing up, this conversation unpacked the different approaches to having a lasting, […]

Aug 31, 2023

The Policy Circle’s 2023 Back-To-School Guide

As the summer days wind down and the school bells start to ring, parents everywhere gear up for another academic year. We’re here to help you navigate the back-to-school season with confidence. Explore the ins and outs of education policy, discover ways to get involved in your local schools, and learn how to best advocate for […]

Aug 30, 2023

Nowhere To Go But Up: The Future of Education in America

Last week, The Policy Circle hosted our latest virtual event, “Nowhere To Go But Up: The Future Of Education In America.” The conversation with Mike McShane from  EdChoice  and Lori Armistead from the  Walton Family Foundation centered around the shortcomings of our current education system and innovative solutions to improve outcomes for students. Missed the live event? Click here  to stream the program.   What We […]

Aug 22, 2023

2023 Presidential Debate Stage Qualifications

There have been nearly 200 presidential primary debates since 1948 , and the first Republican presidential debate is slated to take place Wednesday, August 23, 2023, at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It should be noted that while there are multiple Democratic candidates in the 2024 presidential race, no incumbent president has participated in a primary debate since President Ford , so it is not expected that there will be a Democratic primary debate. (To see […]

Aug 12, 2023

Blame It On Barbie

When I first learned there would be a Barbie movie, I was skeptical and not terribly interested. When I found out that Ryan Gosling was in the film and Greta Gerwig was directing, I was slightly more intrigued but didn’t buy into the hype.  After seeing the film, however, I am struck by my reaction. […]

Jul 19, 2023

Worth the Effort

I have the good fortune of escaping the inferno that is known as Texas to spend some time working from a quiet mountain town in Colorado. This morning, I am in a kayak on a crystal clear lake. The water is so still that you can see the mountains perfectly reflected. A friend shared a […]