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The Global Search for Education: Just Imagine Secretary Weingarten

C. M. Rubin | Posted 09.01.2016 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"If we could turn back the clock, we would like to have seen a greater emphasis on our biggest challenges--funding inequity, segregation, the effects ...

The Global Search for Education: Top Global Teacher Bloggers - How do we inspire the best and the brightest to become educators?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.27.2016 | Education
C. M. Rubin

The role of teachers is paramount to raising educational standards around the globe. In countries such as Finland, Singapore and South Korea, teachers...

Rebecca Klein

School Funding Inequality Makes Education 'Separate And Unequal,' Arne Duncan Says | Rebecca Klein | Posted 03.16.2015 | Politics

Many school systems remain "fundamentally separate and unequal," U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Friday, with 23 states spending more per pu...

The Global Search for Education: Education Is My Right -- India

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.23.2015 | Education
C. M. Rubin

It's my pleasure to invite Shaheen Mistri to The Global Search for Education today to tell us more about Teach for India's good work.

The Global Search for Education: From Argentina

C. M. Rubin | Posted 01.03.2015 | Education
C. M. Rubin

I'm on a quest to find the most inspiring school turnaround success stories from around the world. From Argentina this morning, I am delighted to welcome once again to The Global Search for Education Dr. Silvina Gvirtz.

The Global Search for Education: Education Is My Right - Mexico

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.07.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"Although in the U.S. there are increasing conversations about personalized learning, digital learning, deeper learning and alike, the prevalent conte...

The Global Search for Education: Education Is My Right - United Kingdom

C. M. Rubin | Posted 02.01.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"School partnerships are the most powerful means of fostering improvements, particularly in challenging circumstances."

The Global Search for Education: Teach All

C. M. Rubin | Posted 02.09.2013 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"Teach For America exists to address the incredible gaps in educational outcomes that persist along racial and socio-economic lines in our country. We believe this is the greatest civil rights issue of our generation."

The Global Search for Education: The Education Debate 2012 -- Linda Darling-Hammond

C. M. Rubin | Posted 12.28.2012 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"Investing in high-quality teaching is the centerpiece of any successful educational system. Intelligent societies understand that teaching is the profession on which all other professions depend."

Bringing It Home

Harriet Sanford | Posted 05.22.2012 | Education
Harriet Sanford

The NEA Foundation and others are harnessing the power of parents in low-income schools through a transformative way of promoting involvement: school-sponsored home visits by teachers.

Mind the Gap

Jacob Batchelor | Posted 05.09.2012 | College
Jacob Batchelor

Only when we can break the achievement gap and bring even a semblance of equality to high and low-income area public schools can we truly say this country is one in which all are born with an equal chance in the pursuit of life, liberty and happiness.

Returning the Favor: Learning to Love Our Parents Unconditionally

Ned Brody | Posted 04.08.2012 | Parents
Ned Brody

My mother was more likely to break an arm chasing after us (which she did) than receive the embrace of a loving son. But the more I thought about it, the more I realized that my upbringing wasn't the reason my love for her came with conditions.