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All Posts Tagged With: "Students"

Globalization: Segment One from Full Episode

The U.S. is in an economic race, competing with countries around the globe. The outcome of that contest will have a lot to do with our schools.

Sep 8th, 2008 | 24 comments

Testing: No Child Left Behind: Segment Four from Full Episode

NCLB has dramatically changed the landscape of our schools. Due to be reauthorized next year, it's likely to top the agenda of the next President. What is its future?

Sep 8th, 2008 | 10 comments

Where We Stand: Its Schools and Characters

Meet some of the characters and schools featured in the program.

Sep 8th, 2008 | 3 comments

Spotlight on Ohio: Schools in the Nation’s Swing State

Why we chose Ohio to best represent the American educational experience.

Sep 8th, 2008 | 1 comment

A Nation at Risk: Are Our Schools Still in Peril?

25 years ago, the report, Nation at Risk: The Imperative For Educational Reform, came to a disturbing conclusion: our education system was falling behind the rest of the world. How have our schools fared since these wake-up calls? Are we still a nation at risk?

Sep 8th, 2008 | 3 comments

Globalization: Finland: What’s the Secret to Its Success?

Why, and how, Finnish students consistently rank so high on international tests.

Sep 5th, 2008 | 5 comments

A Look at Rural Districts

Call it rural blight, or simply the impact of globalization - job opportunities are fast disappearing in rural Ohio. Once home to heavy industry, agriculture and mining, the Appalachian area of the state has seen many of these sectors shut down or move offshore in recent years. And where there are opportunities, an education beyond high school is often required. That's a challenge in a region with a high school completion rate of just 68 percent.

Sep 4th, 2008 | 0 comments

Achievement: STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

Description of STEM Agenda

Sep 4th, 2008 | 0 comments

Voices on Education: Video: Geoffrey Canada, President, Harlem Children’s Zone

On creating a successful environment

Sep 3rd, 2008 | 2 comments

Voices on Education: Video: Bin Che, Chinese language teacher in the U.S.

On US students and their lack of knowledge about certain parts of the world

Sep 3rd, 2008 | 0 comments

Voices on Education: Video: Cherese Clark, Principal of Pleasant Hill Academy

On the TAP program and how it improves teacher development

Sep 3rd, 2008 | 0 comments

Voices on Education: Video: Diane Ravitch, Education Historian

On the impact of No Child Left Behind

Sep 3rd, 2008 | 3 comments
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