Suburban schools can use improvement, too

The problems of Oklahoma City Public Schools are well-known. What is much less understood is that many of our affluent suburban districts are also badly in need of improvement.…

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How do Ohio's low- and high-performing districts compare to international peers?

The George W. Bush Presidential Center, located in Dallas, Texas recently released data on international student achievement in both reading and math, which you can peruse in an interactive tool, the Global Report Card.…

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Viewpoints: Suburban schools fall short globally

Education reform efforts have focused almost exclusively on improving big city public school systems. The problems of the Sacramento City Unified district are well-known to everyone.…

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Study: Tempe Prep, Arizona charters among world's best schools

Where's one of the best places in the world to learn reading and math?…

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Treasure Coast educators criticize Global Report Card findings

A new study by the nonprofit George W. Bush Institute claims American students are in the middle of the pack compared to their international peers.…

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Study: On global stage, Montgomery's students average in reading

Montgomery County schools fare well against other large districts in the U.S., but are middle-of-the-road when compared to international competition, particularly in reading, according to recently-released data.…

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Hawaii Education Test Scores Rank Poorly When Compared Globally

A what is being "first of its kind study", released by the George W. Bush Institute, shows how Hawaii and other school districts throughout the United States stack up against global competitors.…

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Adults Dither as Schools, Unions Fail Children

Dismal news about U.S. public education keeps tumbling in, but Congress seems unable to act and Republican presidential candidates seem determined to have America keep slipping behind the rest of the world.…

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Lack of math emphasis in schools doesn't add up

Is U.S. education like the weather? Everyone talks about it but no one can quite figure out how to improve it?…

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Librarians Missing from NBC's Education Nation Summit

It was NBC's second annual Education Nation Summit, a two-day event that brought together 350 educators, policymakers, business leaders, parents, and students to talk about improving education--but one thing was clearly missing: the discussion of librarians.…

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