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September 08, 2009

As the World Economy Slumps, Ed Investment Brings a Payoff, OECD Says

Can't find a job? Students who head to school to strengthen their resumes see a payoff, OECD says.

September 08, 2009

A Portrait of Singapore's Education System

The Miami Herald examines policy, and parenting, as a means to education achievement in Singapore.

September 02, 2009

Fear Not Big Government on Standards, Says Fordham

Someone must "own" the ongoing common standards effort, Fordham argues.

September 01, 2009

U.S. Lags in Spending on Young Children, Report Says

The United States could be doing more to secure the health of young children, a report says.

July 17, 2009

From Korea to Cornell U

An elite South Korean prep school is sending students to Ivy League campuses in the United States.

July 13, 2009

UPDATED: Malaysia Reverts to Teaching Math and Science in Native Language

Malay-only will be the rule in math and science classes in Malaysia.

July 02, 2009

A More Complete Measure of China?

The scores of Shanghai are likely to be released next year on the PISA exam, a testing official says. It's a boon for those who've been curious about how well Chinese students fare on international exams.

June 30, 2009

Teaching and Testing in the Education Superpowers

Top school officials from Singapore and Finland offer perspectives and lessons for the USA.

June 23, 2009

On International Benchmarking

From Guest Blogger Stephen Sawchuk We had rather an interesting plenary at the CCSSO conference on student testing yesterday on international comparisons, and what the United States can learn from other countries' education systems using exams like the Program for International Student Assessment, ...

April 06, 2009

Reading, Math, and Science in the G-8

Those who can't get enough international school data may be interested in a newly released study that provides comparisons of academic performance, instruction, teacher training, and school spending in the Group of Eight Nations, including the United States. Released by the Institute of Education Sc...

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