Tim Shaw

President, Empower/Excel

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President of Empower/Excel, an Irvine, California-based consulting firm that advises public school foundations; former CEO of the Irvine Public Schools Foundation (2001-2007)

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After a school-funding measure barely failed to get the two-thirds required vote last month, the Santa Monica-Malibu School Board  cut $7.1 million , eliminated 65 teaching jobs and…

Private Sector Steps in to Save Our Schools

After a school-funding measure barely failed to get the two-thirds required vote last month, the Santa Monica-Malibu School Board cut $7.1 million , eliminated 65 teaching jobs and…

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