Curriculum Why Markets Are Important (And What They Could Do for Public Education)
Denis P. Doyle comments on the heavy hand of tradition and the lack of entrepreneurial vitality in the education realm.
School & District Management Study Questions Role Math, Science Scores Play In Nations’ GDPs
A study of more than three dozen countries, including the United States, challenges the popular belief that superior student achievement on international mathematics and science tests breeds national economic success.
International Education and the Economy: If We’re So Dumb, Why Are We So Rich?
At some point, if we are to retain the lead in the global economic race, we will have to rely on our homegrown and homebound human capital for our competitive edge, writes Anthony P. Carnevale.
Curriculum Schools in Argentina Reeling From Collapse of Economy
When Argentina's economy collapsed suddenly at the end of last year, the hope and promise stored in its education system abruptly ended. Today, many educators there wonder if schools will even open next month to begin the new academic year.
School Climate & Safety Downturn Threatens Ed. Business More Than Terrorism
The education industry has emerged from the past two months largely unaffected by the terrors of Sept. 11 and anthrax-tainted mail. Whether it can endure the economic downturn is another question.