Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The Economics Behind International Education Rankings


By Cynthia McCabe This week’s release of international education rankings placing U.S. students in the middle of the pack for reading and science and below average in math contained few surprises. But what might have been overlooked in the horse race coverage of how the students stacked up is an economic link that further supports [...]

Global Education Effort Gets Boost From Senator


By Tim Walker The campaign for universal education got a big boost last week when Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) introduced the Education For All Act of 2010. The legislation would assist developing countries in strengthening education systems, facilitate U.S. support of a Global Fund for Education, and promote universal education as a core development priority [...]