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When Hope and Hard Work Are Not Enough

During a recent trip to two schools in one of the large, urban districts we are supporting to improve student outcomes, I was having a conversation with a district leader that was typical of many…
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Police, Death and Statistics

As we continue hearing about the deaths of black Americans by police officers, many people have begun working together to bring about reform. But the movement is often countered by other groups who debate over the numbers. Read…
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Thoughts From Our Intern

The UPD Happy Hour event last week was amazing. It was more than just a stand around and drink type of party. Conversations took place that opened up my eyes and helped me see someone…
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Safe Bet

I received an auspicious text from my son last week. He’s spending part of the summer abroad in a language immersion program, and he receives most of his news about the US from the internet….
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Logo Motive

Hard to believe, but UPD Consulting is going to be 10 years old this year. Change is inevitable for all of us, and after 10 years assisting our clients with their transformation, we too are…
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The Horse We Rode In On.

Welcome to the UPD Consulting blog.  Several years ago, we were a handful of consultants, survivors of the reform battles we waged from inside government and public education with the scars to prove it, reconstituted…
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