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Around the World in 30 Days - December 2014

C. M. Rubin | Posted 02.25.2015 | Education
C. M. Rubin

In December, I continued my conversations with world leaders on the frontiers of education reform. These leaders all share a commitment to transforming education at the ground level, so that the poorest and most disadvantaged schools can become sites for development.

Around the World in 30 Days -- October 2014

C. M. Rubin | Posted 12.30.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

A common thread connects these thought leaders, which is a commitment to using innovative, hands-on methods to solve the problems of inadequate education programs.

The Global Search for Education: Creative China

C. M. Rubin | Posted 10.10.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

Jiang Xueqin believes that the very best American institutions of learning have "a culture and tradition of openness, diversity, and risk-taking that China must emulate if China is to progress as a society and as a culture."

The Global Search for Education: China Online

C. M. Rubin | Posted 04.13.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

Given all of the issues China faces with its rural poor, Internet access presents both massive opportunity and enormous challenge.

China Gets Serious About De-Stressing

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 09.04.2013 | World

For young students in China, school may soon be a lot less stressful. According to state television network CCTV, the country’s Ministry of Educa...

China's Children

Daniel Little | Posted 11.11.2012 | World
Daniel Little

To grow up to be an imaginative and clear-thinking adult, a child needs a degree of independence, leisure, and play. These seem to be in short supply for China's children.

China Aiming for the Gold in Starting Kids Early, US Is Late to the Game

Ann O'Leary | Posted 10.23.2012 | Education
Ann O'Leary

For China, providing early education has become a national priority, while in the United States not so much.

Student Falls Out Of School Bus, Runs After It

Posted 03.05.2012 | Education

Mondays, right? No one knows better than this poor kid in China. Watch as the unsuspecting student falls out the back of the moving bus, and then p...