The New Little Rascals? Forming Multi-Sector Learning Gangs

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In 1922, the movie producer Hal Roach began a series of silent short films, which in 1929 became ‘‘talkies.’’ The films featured a group of neighborhood kids called Our Gang (also known as The Little Rascals). Progressive for its time, the films showed children of all types–—girls and boys, blacks and whites–—getting into mischief and perhaps even learning from each other.

Maybe the times are right for another type of gang that mixes different groups of people and gets into a new kind of mischief?