“Beyond the Wall” with a Ballou Knight and Globalize DC

UPDATE: Free DC preview screening of “Beyond the Wall” film plus discussion of global education. Sunday, March 29, 2 p.m., Height/Benning Library. Additional details on flyer to share.

BTWRoyalle Jones was one of four Washington, DC high school students whose 2009 study tour of China was documented in the film, “Beyond the Wall.” The documentary was completed in 2013.

Jones has since graduated from Ballou Senior High School, has become a mother, and is pursuing studies in early childhood education at the University of the District of Columbia

Jones and her mentor, Sally Schwartz, of GlobalizeDC (formerly: Center for Global Education & Leadership), joined the Education Town Hall on December 4 to discuss their perspectives on international education and exchange.

Listen to Track 4 below —

See also older post on the trip, the film and its recent screening at the U.S. Department of Education, followed by a panel discussion.

If you’re in the DC area, consider attending this program on Language Immersion in Urban Public Schools later on December 4, 2014. It is also being live-streamed.

The Education Town Hall broadcasts from Historic Anacostia in Washington, DC, Thursdays at 11 Eastern on We Act Radio.
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Categories: DC-Area Education, equity in education, global education, National Issues, world languages

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