International

“Not all children have parents who are involved enough in their education to take advantage of choice. Concern about food, clothing, and shelter takes precedence over schooling," writes Walt Gardner.
June 26, 2009 – Education Week
"Common sense seems to dictate that if you want results on an urgent problem, you should be hard-nosed about it. The trouble is that this does not motivate people to bring about whole-system change," write Michael Fullan and Ben Levin.
June 17, 2009 – Education Week
A new study uses a common metric to give letter grades that allow for the comparison of student math achievement across nations.
June 17, 2009 – Education Week
Are U.S. students' tech skills keeping up with their international peers?
June 17, 2009 – Digital Directions
A new report contends the key to math and science success is a broad curriculum where arts and humanities aren’t sacrificed.
June 10, 2009 – Education Week
Child-abuse activists warned Thursday that Ireland failed to learn the lessons from decades of unchecked brutality inside Catholic Church-run schools and still offers poor protection to vulnerable boys and girls.
May 21, 2009 – AP
At least 14 countries have introduced a form of the publicly financed, privately run schools pioneered by the United States.
May 20, 2009 – Education Week

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