Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 12/11/2012 - 11:03am
Results from a pair of new international assessments released today show that American kids are holding their own in math, reading and other subjects. In a few cases, they're actually bypassing the rest of the world.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/08/2012 - 4:56pm
We've all heard plenty about how students in several Asian nations continually outperform their U.S. counterparts on international tests for science, reading, and — especially — math. There is only one Western nation near the top of those rankings year after year, and Finland is an intriguing case.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 09/27/2012 - 3:30pm
Ohio’s employers keep a vigilant eye on Ohio’s education system, because that is where the future employees of our companies are being educated. Right now, our companies have thousands of openings they cannot fill because they cannot find young people with adequate educational background and training. This gap has huge consequences for our state.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 09/16/2012 - 10:36pm
Jina Shin, a South Korean schools budget analyst in the U.S. for three weeks of study, stood in a schoolyard among a boisterous crowd of children, teachers and parents at dismissal. The end of the school day at St. Mark's School in Catonsville is fairly typical of most in terms of noise, enthusiasm and organization.