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    Geoffrey Canada This man is AMAZING!

  • Spirit Syrup

    Geoffrey Canada. Author. Educator. Activist for offering an equitable public school education for kids in Harlem and beyond.

  • Sally McMullin

    Geoffrey Canada Harlem Children's Zone

  • Casey Morris

    Geoffrey Canada is an extraordinary innovator and one of my heroes.He has shown time and again that education is the surest path out of poverty.The Harlem Children's Zone Project, which he founded, provides a cradle-to-career continuum of high-quality neighborhood schools and support services for disadvantaged children. It's based on the simple idea that you cannot divorce where kids live from where they learn — and it's the template for President Obama's Promise Neighborhoods program. Whe...

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Baby Buggy is proud to support the great work of Geoff Canada and his team at Harlem Children's Zone

Michelle Rhee TIME Magazine 2011 Most Influential People

"Real education should consist of drawing the goodness and the best out of our own students. What better books can there be than the book of humanity?" -- Cesar Chavez

Malala Yousafzai, who fights for girls' education in a country where men fear it and will stoop to any heinous act to stop it.

Nick Kristof's story on Malala Yousafazi. Twice the Taliban threw warning letters into the home of Malala Yousafzai, a 14-year-old Pakistani girl who is one of the world’s most persuasive advocates for girls’ education. They told her to stop her advocacy — or else.

"...to build achievement on discovering the individual talents of each child, to put students in an environment where they want to learn and where they can naturally discover their true passions." ~ Sir Ken Robinson

Yes Finland's Ed system is interesting. However we need to look at their economic policies before we go all crazy for their Ed system. They have a smaller than 3% child poverty rate, while ours is 22%. This more than anything accounts for the difference in performance. Lets not forget that our high performing schools in high income areas (like those in MA) out test most of the world.

And so we discovered that education is not something which the teacher does, but that it is a natural process which develops spontaneously in the human being. - Maria Montessori