Miscellaneous

Dear Friends, From Lone Pine, California, Home of the Western Movies. We have completed the first 92.6 miles of our hike on the Pacific Crest Trail, having joined the Trail at Walker Pass, mm. 653 north on the Mexican border. Our hoped for “thru-hike” of 2007 ended at Joshua Tree Spring with afracture of my left […]

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RTL board member James M.S. Johnson and his wife Eva started backpacking in 1999,( the same year as Louise started School of Louise’s Dreams), walking away from pickup truck, camping and making day-hikes, wondering what might lie ahead over the next rise, across the next stream. They both had full time jobs back then, so […]

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During a February, 2010 visit to Nagarote, volunteers were delighted to deliver gifts to the children, which had been donated by Venice Elementary School in Venice, FL. Each child at School of Louise’s Dreams received a gift bag. To see the children receiving their gifts, simply click on the video below. To see the childrens’ […]

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First Eskimo

by Alex Fuller-Young on March 23, 2010

By James MS Johnson When I am visiting the school, I am often asked to drive the Libby Bus, picking the students up and taking them home at the end of the day. I rarely get to know their names, but I do learn their neighborhoods, and see their family members waiting for them, and […]

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On February 15, 2010, the Board elected Alex Fuller-Young as the founding Executive Director of The Right to Learn. Alex recently returned from two years of living in Nagarote, Nicaragua as a Peace Corps volunteer. He had extensive contact with Louise and her teachers at School of Louise’s Dreams while there. Alex will help the […]

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On February 8th, 2010 a group of three arrived in Nagarote for a visit to School of Louise’s Dreams. Founder Louise Brunberg, Board Member James M.S. Johnson, and our Montessori expert Marie Scott got busy to work on a mountain of tasks. Apart from her usual check-in with the school’s teachers, staff, and students, Louise […]

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An excerpt from the news article written by Jan Findley The Sun Community Newspaper, 5/31/2006 The government’s “public” schools in Nicaragua charge tuition and require a uniform, none of which many parents can provide in a country with a 60% unemployment rate. These are the “lucky” poor children – they attend Louise Brunberg’s school in […]

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