Needed: First-class training for mayors

Being a mayor is, without question, one of the toughest executive positions around…. Yet we expect the people who lead our city halls to rely only on what they bring to — and learn on — the job.

Being a mayor is, without question, one of the toughest executive positions around. Yet in a country where we spend nearly $14 billion a year on an endless array of courses broadly described as “leadership training,” there is no formal training for the job of mayor. We expect the people who lead our city halls to rely only on what they bring to — and learn on — the job.

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