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Cross-posted at Education Week. Let's try a thought experiment.  Imagine that you are the new superintendent of schools in a city school district in which the majority of students live in concentrated poverty.  You conceive of your job as getting your students ready for some sort...

Cross-posted at Education Week. Western educators tend to ascribe the success of Asian students on international assessments of student performance to Asian culture, by which they seem to mean the high value that Asian families place on student achievement and success in school.  Those with deeper...

Cross-posted at Education Week. In my first dispatch from Hong Kong in this series, I described the Diocesan Boys School: low beautiful colonial buildings on a leafy campus scattered across acres of land on a priceless Hong Kong hilltop, the lovely harmonies of English choral music...