This edition: Common Cause or Great Divide? Education in Cuba and the U.S., Part 1Tweet
Original tape date: January 8, 2016.
First aired: January 20, 2016.
Can Cuba maintain its international position in the forefront of literacy education? How will a more open relationship with the U.S. affect its education policies? This two-part special brings the latest information on education in Cuba: its successes, challenges, and where it’s headed. Linda Hirsch interviews Professors Elys Vasquez-Iscan and Lisa Tappeiner, two CUNY professors who recently visited Cuba with other Hostos colleagues to exchange ideas and practices. Part One considers the early childhood years in Cuba. A candid, up-to-the minute discussion of education practices in Cuba today and how the U.S. can help promote positive change.
Prof. Lisa Tappeiner Professor, Hostos College/CUNY
Prof. Elys Vasquez-Iscan, Ph.D. MPH Professor, Hunter College/CUNY
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