International

What Do a Musician, Actor, and Teacher All Have in Common? Guided Instruction

Detailed lesson guides are an effective way to approach instructional design and an empowering way to support teachers.

Lessons from Chile’s Transition to Free College

Supporters of free college proposals in the U.S. often look to Europe for case studies, but Chile may actually provide a better comparative study.

Emulating Germany’s Apprenticeship System Won’t Make America Great Again

Trump’s apprenticeship expansion will not substitute for our failing K-12 schooling system.

What International Test Scores Reveal About American Education

Rankings based on international assessments are simple to understand—but they can also mislead.

Three Thoughts on the Ugly New PISA Results

Everyone would be well-served if they spent less time claiming this or that test result proved that a grand federal agenda was the right one.

Should Your Next-Door Neighbor Assess Your Daughter’s Reading Skills?

Citizen-led assessments can be a useful tool to address common obstacles to low demand for quality education in developing countries.

Julie Young Returns To Online Learning

Julie Young's new venture offers international students the opportunity to earn a dual diploma from their native country and from a U.S. accredited high school through virtual learning.

America’s Millennials: Overeducated and Unprepared

More time in school is not producing Americans with more or better skills.

Education Innovation: Lessons from Latin America

Perhaps the most surprising recent phenomenon in Latin America has been the extent to which entrepreneurs, companies, and investors, are getting involved in education.

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