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Pulp Fiction: How finding local sources of recycled paper helped a school go green and build community

In developing countries the connections between international schools and local communities can often be tenuous. Elite international schools can be islands of prosperity and privilege amidst poor urban hinterlands. Far from sharing resources with local communities, these schools either make disproportionate claims on already-strained public infrastructure or opt out altogether by creating parallel-privatized systems of […]

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  The winds of change are in the air in education. We can feel them everywhere. We see schools asking fundamental questions about what kids should know, and how they should know it. There is a technology revolution taking place that’s disrupting conventional ways of teaching and learning. Just sit down with any school-age child […]