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America's Top Teachers Focus on Learning and Legislation

As Congress begins to debate new education-related legislation that could have wide-ranging consequences for years to come, the Wilson Center on the Hill convened a panel of Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellows on May 21, 2010 to discuss how these legislative proposals might impact teachers, students, parents and the United States as a whole.  As teachers and fellows spending time in different congressional or executive offices, the panelists were able to provide a unique pe

Repensando la Argentina: Antes de diciembre de 2001 y más allá de mayo de 2003 (No. 7)

Wilson Center Reports on the Americas No. 7: Repensando la Argentina: Antes de diciembre de 2001 y más allá de mayo de 2003

#112 Trends and Priorities for Research on Latin America in the 1980s: A Rapporteur's Report

By William L. Canak

This rapporteur's report is a summary of proceedings from a May 1- 2, 1981 workshop on "Trends and Priorities for Research on Latin America in the 1980s" cosponsored by the Latin American Studies Association and the Latin American Program of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

 

From the Introduction

#197 The Future of Higher Education in Brazil

By Simon Schwartzman

 

From the Introduction

#37 Latin American Studies in the United States: National Needs and Opportunities

By Louis Wolf Goodman

This paper was presented to the President's Commission on Foreign Languages and International Studies. A preliminary draft was discussed at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars on April 25, 1979.

Summary

#235 Higher Education Reform in Latin America

By Jorge Balán, Rollin Kent, and Juan Carlos Navarro

 

Table of Contents

Preface

Higher Education Policies in Argentina in the 1990s: Regulation, Coordination, and Autonomy
Jorge Balan

Higher Education Reform in Mexico: The Evolving Agenda in the 1990s
Rollin Kent

Higher Education in Venezuela: Issues and Prospects for Reform
Juan Carlos Navarro

 

From the Preface

#8 Science and Higher Education in Brazil: An Historical View

By Simon Schwartzman

This text was written while the author was a fellow of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. The paper was presented in April 1979.

229. Educational Reform in the First Decade of Slovenian Political Pluralism

Since 1990, the Slovenian educational system has been undergoing continuous reform, stimulated by three major social incentives: introduction of political pluralism and market economy (1990); Slovenia's independence (1991); and, Slovenia's preparation for membership in the European Union (2003/04). To prepare and implement the reform, the Parliament and the Ministry of Education and Sport established a large and complex administrative apparatus with several permanent institutions and temporary commissions.

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