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The Global Search for Education: From Argentina

C. M. Rubin | Posted 11.03.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

I'm on a quest to find the most inspiring school turnaround success stories from around the world. From Argentina this morning, I am delighted to welcome once again to The Global Search for Education Dr. Silvina Gvirtz.

The Global Search for Education: Education Is My Right - Mexico

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.07.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"Although in the U.S. there are increasing conversations about personalized learning, digital learning, deeper learning and alike, the prevalent cont...

The Global Search for Education: Education Is My Right - United Kingdom

C. M. Rubin | Posted 02.01.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"School partnerships are the most powerful means of fostering improvements, particularly in challenging circumstances."

The Global Search for Education: Teach All

C. M. Rubin | Posted 02.09.2013 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"Teach For America exists to address the incredible gaps in educational outcomes that persist along racial and socio-economic lines in our country. We believe this is the greatest civil rights issue of our generation."

The Global Search for Education: The Education Debate 2012 -- Linda Darling-Hammond

C. M. Rubin | Posted 12.28.2012 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"Investing in high-quality teaching is the centerpiece of any successful educational system. Intelligent societies understand that teaching is the profession on which all other professions depend."

Bringing It Home

Harriet Sanford | Posted 05.22.2012 | Education
Harriet Sanford

The NEA Foundation and others are harnessing the power of parents in low-income schools through a transformative way of promoting involvement: school-sponsored home visits by teachers.

Mind the Gap

Jacob Batchelor | Posted 05.09.2012 | College
Jacob Batchelor

Only when we can break the achievement gap and bring even a semblance of equality to high and low-income area public schools can we truly say this country is one in which all are born with an equal chance in the pursuit of life, liberty and happiness.

Returning the Favor: Learning to Love Our Parents Unconditionally

Ned Brody | Posted 04.08.2012 | Parents
Ned Brody

My mother was more likely to break an arm chasing after us (which she did) than receive the embrace of a loving son. But the more I thought about it, the more I realized that my upbringing wasn't the reason my love for her came with conditions.