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Peter S. Goodman

Some Nations Prove They're Actually Not Failing Their Students

HuffingtonPost.com | Peter S. Goodman | Posted 01.24.2014 | World

Like children headed home with their report cards, the nations of the globe recently received grades on the educational achievement of their students ...

Stupid Is the New Black

Todd R. Miller | Posted 02.08.2014 | Education
Todd R. Miller

The 2012 Programme for International Student Assessment, or PISA, results are in, and there's some really good news for those that worry about the U.S. becoming a nation of brainy elitists.

Poland Attracts U.S. Tech Giants As Its Universities Turn Out Engineering Grads

| Tom Marshall | Posted 12.12.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. WARSAW, Poland — Foreign companies flock to invest. Its balance sheet is the envy of Eur...

Standardized Testing A Foreign Concept In World's Top Education System

| Posted 01.16.2013 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report's Lessons From Abroad blog. As the United States focuses more on using tests as a means of ...

Perry's Gaffe Represents Poor Texan and U.S. Educational Performance; Civics Lesson Needed

Michael Shank | Posted 01.11.2012 | Education
Michael Shank

Without a strong American commitment to a quality education, it is no surprise that Rick Perry, a son of this education system, cannot recall government agencies.

U.S. Falls In World Education Rankings, Rated 'Average'

Posted 10.01.2012 | Education

Ed. Clarification: HuffPost Education originally reported that the United States was ranked 14th by the OECD. That figure is the nation's ranking in r...

A Test for Our Nation

Linda Darling-Hammond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Darling-Hammond

Today, the U.S. is the only industrialized nation whose next generation is on pace to be more poorly educated than the last -- a shocking blow to the American Dream. We need a new strategy.