equity Tag

Cross-posted at Education Week Why do some countries grow rich and others languish in poverty?  This is the question addressed in a very important new book, The Knowledge Capital of Nations, by Eric Hanushek and Ludger Woessmann, and in a paper by the same authors titled,...

Cross-posted at Education Week We Americans have long thought of our public education system as the great equalizer, the route out of poverty for new immigrants, the poor and the ambitious.  That was true for a long time, but it isn't true anymore.   Now, poverty is...