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by Matt Baer on Jan 4, 2017

Mayors and Schools: Accountability Without Authority 

Lessons on school governance from a year-long tour of U.S. cities.

Blog Post Matt Baer on Jan 4, 2017

Mayors and Schools: Accountability Without Authority 

Lessons on school governance from a year-long tour of U.S. cities.

Blog Post R.T. Rybak on Sep 16, 2016

Mayors and Schools: Holding the Agenda, Together 

R.T. Rybak reflects on his work in Minneapolis, first as mayor and later as head of a collective impact table focusing on youth.

Blog Post R.T. Rybak on Jun 7, 2016

Mayors and Schools: Kansas City Charisma 

Former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak takes the Mayors and Schools Field Trip to Kansas City.

Blog Post R.T. Rybak on Apr 20, 2016

Mayors and Schools in the Nation's Capital 

The past three D.C. mayors have sustained a surprising commitment to school reform.

Blog Post R.T. Rybak on Mar 8, 2016

Mayors and Schools in Boston: Why Get Involved? 

The Mayors and Schools Field Trip heads to Boston.

Blog Post R.T. Rybak on Jan 13, 2016

Mayors and Schools in Oakland: Doubling Down on Partnerships 

In this latest installment in the Mayors and Schools Field Trip, R.T. Rybak sits down with Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf.

Blog Post R.T. Rybak on Dec 17, 2015

Mayors and Schools in San Francisco: A Tale of Two Mayors 

Mayor Rybak takes the Mayors and Schools Field Trip to San Francisco, a city where there has been an unusual degree of continuity on school and youth policy between the administrations.

Blog Post R.T. Rybak on Nov 24, 2015

Mayors and Schools: The Louisville Handshake 

In this latest installment of the Mayors and Schools Field Trip, Mayor Rybak heads to Louisville, where Mayor Greg Fisher developed a compact with the superintendent of schools to ensure mutual accou…

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Education 

Supporting the success of every child from cradle to career.

Blog Post R.T. Rybak on Nov 3, 2015

Mayors and Schools in the Windy City: The Mayors and Schools Field Trip Heads t… 

In this installment of the Mayors and Schools Field Trip, Mayor Rybak sits down with former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley, the man who helped change the Chicago system to one of mayoral control of s…

Blog Post Steven Bosacker & R.T. Rybak on Sep 9, 2015

Mayors and Schools: The Key Relationship to Ensuring Quality Urban Education 

Living Cities is hitting the road with former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak to learn about the complex relationships between mayors and urban school systems.

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Steven Bosacker 

Steven Bosacker is the Principal of Public Sector and Partnerships at Living Cities. Steven served as the City Coordinator for the City of Minneapolis for six years alongside Mayor Rybak, where he championed accountability and transparency in servic…