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Iowa Looks Abroad For Lessons On Education Reform

| Liz Willen | Posted 08.09.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. Iowa has surprisingly global ambitions to improve its education system. That's why I fo...

U.S. No Longer Leader of the Free World

John H. Jackson | Posted 08.28.2011 | Education
John H. Jackson

America was once thought of as the leader of the free world. Over the next 30 years, U.S. cities and states probably will be defined by what happens with the bottom two-thirds of citizens rather than the top one-third.

Research Calls Efficacy Of Education Reforms Into Question

David Bloomfield | Posted 08.26.2011 | Education
David Bloomfield

Two new reports on standards-based accountability and incentive systems should end the current thrust of U.S. education policy.