equity Tag

Cross-posted on Education Week David Brooks is, in my view, one of the most thoughtful and well-informed columnists writing today. So I was delighted to see that he had written a piece on the Chicago teachers' strike. Delighted, that is, until I saw what had written. In...

[caption id="attachment_9255" align="alignright" width="234" caption="Source: OECD. (February 2011). PISA in Focus 1: Does participation in pre-primary education translate into better learning outcomes at school?)"][/caption] The new report, Starting well, by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) and the Lien Foundation profiled in our Global Perspectives section this...

[caption id="attachment_8580" align="aligncenter" width="633" caption="(Source: OECD. (2011). Education at a Glance: 2011, OECD. (2010). PISA 2009 Results: Overcoming Social Background, Vol. II.)"][/caption] One challenge shared by many countries as they work toward improving student performance is insuring that new immigrants are provided the kind and quality...

Last month, The George Washington University Graduate School of Education and Human Development (GSEHD) hosted an event focused on how the United States can learn from the world's most successful education systems. Marc Tucker discussed his latest book, Surpassing Shanghai: An Agenda for American Education...