Can the educational model espoused by the Escuela Nueva Foundation in Colombia work here in the United States? In his Cutting-Edge Leadership blog on, Dr. Ronald Riggio explains that, not only would this model work here, it was created here and it is still used in the best schools in the country.

Riggio, the Henry R. Kravis Professor of Leadership and Organizational Psychology at Claremont McKenna College, explores the limitations of the “top down” approach of the current U.S. educational system and how our children’s education could be drastically improved by adopting methods spearheaded by 2011 Kravis Prize winner Vicky Colbert and the Escuela Nueva Foundation.

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