Educación 2020 http://kgou.org en World Views: May 3, 2013 http://kgou.org/post/world-views-may-3-2013 <p></p><p>On Tuesday President Obama reiterated that the U.S. has evidence chemical weapons have been used in Syria, and regular contributor and Syria expert Joshua Landis discusses "game changers" and crossing "red lines."</p><p>Universidad de Chile industrial engineering professor and&nbsp;<a href="http://www.educacion2020.cl/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); text-decoration: underline; font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Educación 2020</a>&nbsp;founder&nbsp;<a href="http://www.mariowaissbluth.com/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); text-decoration: underline; font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Mario Waissbluth</a>&nbsp;joins the program for a conversation about socio-economic segregation in the South American country's schools.</p><p> Fri, 03 May 2013 21:30:00 +0000 Suzette Grillot, Rebecca Cruise, Joshua Landis & Brian Hardzinski 5177 at http://kgou.org World Views: May 3, 2013 How Segregation in Chile’s Education System Breeds Discontent http://kgou.org/post/how-segregation-chile-s-education-system-breeds-discontent <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Students in Chile took to the streets of Santiago again last month protesting for reform of the country’s education system.</span></p><p><a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-22118682">The BBC reports</a> the students started a second wave of protests this decade in 2011, but the April demonstration was the first of 2013.</p><p><a href="http://www.mariowaissbluth.com/">Mario Waissbluth</a> teaches industrial engineering at Universidad de Chile. In 2008 he founded <a href="http://www.educacion2020.cl/">Educación 2020</a>, a nongovernmental organization that wants to improve primary and secondary education in the country.</p><p>“Forty percent of the kids that go out to university don't understand what they read,” Waissbluth told KGOU’s <em>World Views</em>. “And they are grabbed by a university sector completely and fully deregulated, for profit, which abuses them to the point that we've had the explosions that we've had.”</p><p> Thu, 02 May 2013 11:37:00 +0000 Suzette Grillot & Brian Hardzinski 4998 at http://kgou.org How Segregation in Chile’s Education System Breeds Discontent