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Is college still relevant? One Good Question with J.B. Schramm

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Agency / Education Equity / One Good Question / Post-Secondary Education

This post is part of a series of interviews with international educators, policy makers, and leaders titled “One Good Question.”  These interviews provide answers to my One Good Question (outlined in About) and uncover new questions about education’s impact on the future. In what ways do our investments in education reveal our beliefs about the next generation’s role in the world? Every school success paradigm I’ve seen involves similar components: excellent educators, school leaders, data and […]

One Good Question with Anu Passi-Rauste: Education to build talent pipelines

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Agency / Eisenhower Fellowship / International Education / One Good Question

This post is part of a series of interviews with international educators, policy makers, and leaders titled “One Good Question.”  These interviews provide answers to my One Good Question (outlined in About) and uncover new questions about education’s impact on the future. In what ways do our investments in education reveal our beliefs about the next generation’s role in the world? I’m really encouraged that we’re starting to see our education investments shift to include different […]

[Throwback Thursday] Finland Offers Lesson For Building Student, Teacher Agency

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Rhonda Broussard is the founder of St. Louis Language Immersion Schools, a charter management organization. In 2014, she traveled to and explored the education systems of Finland and New Zealand as an Eisenhower Fellow (full disclosure: I was also a 2014 Eisenhower Fellow). As I listened to her discuss her travels this past May in Philadelphia, I was struck by how relevant some of the insight she had gained in Finland were for those creating […]