Changing things from the top down works when things are stable.
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I'm not aware of having to deal with schools that have lost accreditation. Sometimes we deal with schools so new they haven't gone through accreditation process, so you just do best you can with the limited information you have.
The nature of an innovation is that it will arise at a fringe where it can afford to become prevalent enough to establish its usefulness without being overwhelmed by the inertia of the orthodox system.
An organization's reason for being, like that of any organism, is to help the parts that are in relationship to each other, to be able to deal with change in the environment.
Each organism's environment, for the most part, consists of other organisms.
The current understanding was that it was impossible to predict how something would evolve because it was a very turbulent environment full of things interacting with each other.
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Encouraging people to believe in it was the most important thing of all. It's one of the reasons I was always uncomfortable whenever film crews came on the set to shoot things. I didn't want our make-believe to be exposed.