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Disadvantaged Schools

The Global Search for Education: Lessons from a City Challenge

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.03.2015 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"Two things more than anything surprised me: first of all, the willingness of schools to support one another, even in a policy context that emphasize...

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.

The Global Search for Education: On US Education Problems

C. M. Rubin | Posted 02.19.2013 | Education
C. M. Rubin

According to Andreas Schleicher of OECD, the United States is unique among countries in that the generation of workers entering the US workforce does not have higher college attainment levels than the generation about to leave the workforce.