September 30, 2012
Innovation Officers Give Charities a Chance to Explore
Derek Lieu, for The Chronicle
Creating a curriculum to help low-income students plan what they’re going to do after high school—and ideally pursue higher education—was a major milestone for College Summit, a nonprofit in Washington. But the monthslong effort was exhausting for the nonprofit’s program staff members, who toiled long hours on top of their regular responsibilities.
Now as it embarks on a new project, the charity is taking a different approach. It’s testing ways to