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But American 4th and 8th graders are still in the shadow of peers in high-performing East Asian nations on the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study.
December 11, 2012 – Education Week
Education authorities in Seoul, South Korea, banned corporal punishment at all schools in the capital last week.
November 10, 2010 – Education Week
With China's growing power and influence on the global stage, efforts are burgeoning to promote teaching the official Chinese language in U.S. schools.
October 6, 2010 – Education Week
The Paris-based Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development released its latest annual Education at a Glance report with a new focus on how education has affected global workers during the economic downturn.
September 15, 2010 – Education Week
A new report warns that the U.S. is slipping further behind other developed nations in academic achievement.
August 11, 2010 – Education Week
Using Japan as an example, Gary DeCoker writes of eight ways that the new common-core standards may benefit U.S. education.
May 19, 2010 – Education Week
A new international study of teachers-in-training places Americans in the middle of the pack in elementary and middle school math.
April 21, 2010 | Updated: May 6, 2016 – Education Week
Fear has settled over Fort Hancock, Texas, a border town about 50 miles southeast of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, the epicenter of that country’s bloody drug war.
April 7, 2010 – Education Week

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