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April 17, 2017

Innovative Latin American School Design Coming to California

Columbia's highly successful Escuela Nueva: featuring cooperative, personalized, active learning is coming to the United States, maybe to a school near you, write Tom Luschei and Sarah Smith Orr.

December 19, 2016

Dear Donald, Don't Make Teaching Even Harder

Donald Trump isn't even president yet, and already he's making teaching a more difficult occupation. Trump is scaring students and teachers, too. But for the brave, he's providing teachable moments.

September 19, 2016

There's Already a Wall for U.S.-Mexico Students

The U. S. and Mexico share hundreds of thousands of students, but the barriers to educating them well are high, and the students are often unwelcomed in either country, writes John McDonald..

October 28, 2015

Columbia's Escuela Nueva Model Could Work in California

International policy scholar Tom Luschei looks to Latin America for targeted interventions that work with students in poverty. Colombia's Escuela Nueva could benefit our children, he says.

October 26, 2015

For an Educational Model, California Should Look to Cuba

In many ways California is a northern extension of Latin America, writes Tom Luschei. And it could learn a lot from Cuba.

October 21, 2015

What Kind of Country Would California Be? Very Unequal

California's bigger than many countries. International education scholar Tom Luschei begins a series of posts asking what kind of country would it be? Very unequal.



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