equity Tag

By Chew Leng Poon On June 26-28, the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) held its 5th International Research Conference at the National Institute of Education in Singapore.  Researchers, academics and educators from over twenty countries attended.  IEA has produced cross-national studies of...

Cross-posted on Education Week Last week, the Center for American Progress released a paper they had commissioned from me called Governing American Education: Why This Dry Subject May Hold the Key to Advances in American Education. In it, I argue that this country is very unlikely...

By Jackie Kraemer The Asia Society’s Global Cities Education Network (GCEN) released a report earlier this year entitled, “Improving Performance of Low Achieving and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students” by Ben Levin, Professor and Canada Research Chair for the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at...

Cross-posted on Education Week In my last blog I pointed out that the opportunities that any given student has for climbing up the greasy pole of social status and income when that student enters the workforce may be affected at least as much by who that...