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Preparing Students for a Global Market

Through strategic planning and clever financial reconfiguring, Superintendent William Skilling of Oxford (Mich.) Community Schools is internationalizing education.

The United States Receives Average Rankings from PISA

The United States remained just average in reading and science, while lagging a bit in mathematics, according to the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) results.

Longer School Year Helps Turn the Tide

Balsz (Ariz.) Elementary School District, the first school district in Arizona to adopt a 200-day calendar, is reporting impressive academic improvements after only one year.

Showcasing STEM Careers

A new Web video series shows students where their interests in math and science can lead them in terms of a college education and careers.

A letter from Disney

Going Global

As the 21st-century world gets flatter, districts across the United States are building more internationally oriented curricula and programs.

A look at recent winning projects

When 21st-Century Schooling Just Isn't Good Enough: A Modest Proposal

If we're serious about educating for the global economy, let's stop worrying about what kids need!

Are One-to-One Laptop Programs Worth the Investment?

Administrators are learning that a successful program requires more than financing.

Did You Know?

Are the schools we have the school we need?

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