Tag: educational

‘The Single Greatest Educational Effort in Human History’

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Judy Heflin charts the success of Mao’s Chinese literacy programAlthough China boasts a history of over 5,000 years, the modern nation-state we know today is only about 65 years old. Communist Party chairman Mao Zedong proclaimed the establishment of the People’s Republic of China on October 1, 1949, after the Chinese Civil War. Subsequently, the illiteracy rate of China,...

Arizona Adds Educational Options for Students on Tribal Lands

On April 7th Governor Doug Ducey signed a bill to officially expand Arizona's innovate Empowerment Scholarship Account (ESA) program, offering unprecedented educational options to all students living on tribal lands. Arizona has a total of 22 reservations and is home to the second largest Native American student population in the United States. According to the Arizona Department of Education,...