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?
Why we chose Ohio to best represent the American educational experience.
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?
Why, and how, Finnish students consistently rank so high on international tests.
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.
Description of STEM Agenda
On creating a successful environment
On US students and their lack of knowledge about certain parts of the world
On the TAP program and how it improves teacher development
On the impact of No Child Left Behind
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