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This edition: The ABCs of Cuban Education: How Cuba Wiped Out Illiteracy in One Year

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First aired: November 2, 2011.

EdCast explores issues in education today. With Linda Hirsch, Jim Carney.

Dr. Linda Hirsch visits Cuba for a first-hand look at Cuba's strides in wiping out illiteracy. The program also examines post-revolution education in Cuba today against a backdrop of social, economic and political changes. Interviews with educators in Cuba, and Jim Carney speaks with CUNY Cuban scholars in the United States.