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Why We Should Not Copy South Korea

Diane Ravitch | Posted 10.03.2014 | Education
Diane Ravitch

We have heard again and again that we are losing "the global competition" to nations like South Korea where students and parents take tests very seriously. But are test scores worth it?

Lila Shapiro

Kids Are Not All Right: Community Job Loss Hampers Student Achievement | Lila Shapiro | Posted 08.07.2011 | Business

Studies have long indicated that children whose parents lose jobs will falter academically. But new evidence shows that widespread job loss doesn't on...