The Global Search for Educatio...

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“The crucial difference between Poland and many other countries is that we focus on providing the same comprehensive curriculum...

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Public manipulated by new PISA...

Dec 2, 2013 by

By Valerie Strauss – This Tuesday, new reading, math and science results will be released from the  Program  for International...

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Feb 4, 2013 by

“Multiple choice tests have been the dominant type of test in this country since World War I, but that is about to...

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Jan 14, 2013 by

Systematic pursuit of children’s wellbeing and happiness in secure environments takes precedence over measured academic achievements...

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Jan 7, 2013 by

“It is time for the race to the bottom to end. We believe it is time to tackle grade inflation and dumbing down.” —...

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Dec 21, 2012 by

According to Andreas Schleicher of OECD, the United States is unique among countries in that the generation of workers entering the...

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Oct 22, 2012 by

In this presidential election, I believe it is critical to vote for the candidate who has the most impactful 21st century vision for...

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Aug 7, 2012 by

Singapore is recognized globally as a high performing education system. Singapore students fared very well in the 2009 Program for...

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Jun 6, 2012 by

“It is very clear that high performing systems generally have a high performing teacher population.” — Andreas Schleicher...

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May 31, 2012 by

Fighting the war on poverty with high quality early childhood education programs is an issue discussed and supported by numerous...

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May 21, 2012 by

Part 3 of “In Search of Professionals” In their new book, Professional Capital: Transforming Teaching in Every School, Andy...

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Jan 9, 2012 by

In July of 2011, Dr. Kirsten Sivesind, distinguished professor in the University of Oslo Faculty of Education, shared her education...

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Dec 6, 2011 by

The co-founders of BASIS Schools, Michael and Olga Block, aimed to offer the type of education students receive in the top performing...

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Nov 8, 2011 by

Even with food stamps, poor people are still poor.  The OECD lists the U.S. as being one of the five top nations with the highest...

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Nov 1, 2011 by

If you thought you knew everything about the remarkable transformation of Finland’s schools from mediocre to one of the top...

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Oct 25, 2011 by

Michael Fullan has been working to identify the right drivers for whole system education reform.  His paper, “Choosing the Wrong...

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Oct 12, 2011 by

Fueled by international test scores which indicate that the UK is lagging behind other nations in education, the British education...

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Oct 4, 2011 by

Is there a future for a US – India partnership in education? In his remarks at the recent Brookings Institute conference in...

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Bad Education System — W...

Sep 15, 2011 by

C.M. Rubin – Investment in education is investment in people and in a nation’s future. And it is also about money!...

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Sep 13, 2011 by

“70% of the variation in student achievement is accounted for by factors outside of the control of schools.” —...

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