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Global Sharing not Global Competition - A Story

David Loitz

I just spent ten days in China talking about the Mandarin version of Lives of Passion, School of Hope and the Open School philosophy. I spoke with Chinese parents, teachers, students, principals, superintendents and professors. It was an incredibly validating experience to hear them tell their stories of confronting high stakes testing and standardization as they painfully begin to recognize the immense damage of a one-size-fits-all system. The Open School is a breath of fresh air to them.

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