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UNIVERSITY OF SAN DIEGO / Fall 2010

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The Human Touch

The Human Touch

So what, exactly, is social sustainability? A Google search yields more than 10.9 million results, many of which offer multiple interpretations that confuse more than they clarify. Wikipedia suggests that it "encompasses human rights, labor rights, and corporate governance," while the United States Environmental Protection Agency notes that it "is about creating and maintaining quality of life for all people."


After Shock

After Shock

When a 7.2 magnitude quake rocked Haiti in the early evening hours of Jan. 12, 2010, it was the strongest temblor the country had undergone since the 16th century. The capital city, Port-Au-Prince, was nearly leveled, and Haiti’s government was devastated.


The ELDA Principle

The ELDA Principle

ELDA takes small groups of top teachers — 14 in the cohort that began in Fall 2010 — and puts them through a rigorous, two-year program that combines both the theory and the practice of leading a school. They attend classes with lessons that dovetail with issues they see during an apprenticeship with a principal.