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Vista Grande High School in Taos, NM Welcomes Cornell Service-Learning Students

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    Alexis Margolin



In January of this year, a group of students from Cornell University's Innovative Schools Advocacy and Research Team course launched a service learning experience with a visit to Vista Grande High School, a small rural school in Taos, New Mexico. The group, led by educational lecturer and a 2013 Engaged Learning + Research fellow Bryan Duff, was in search of an immersive and collaborative experience.

“I wanted students to see an expeditionary learning school in action for more than the short field trips I had arranged in the past,” Duff said. “And I wanted students to spend time in a rural school because most of us get little personal or media exposure to such schools.”

Read the full Cornell Chronicle article here