By Vivien Stewart

In the 20 th century, the U.S. used to be the area chief in education—the first nation to accomplish common secondary schooling and the 1st to extend greater schooling past the elite category. Now different nations are catching up and jumping ahead—in highschool commencement charges, within the caliber and fairness in their K–12 schooling platforms, and within the percentage of scholars graduating from collage. it isn't that American schooling has gotten worse a lot that schooling in different elements of the area has gotten lots greater, so fast.

Designed to advertise dialog approximately easy methods to train scholars for a speedily altering and more and more without boundary lines and innovation-based global, this entire and illuminating publication from overseas schooling professional Vivien Stewart isn't really approximately casting blame; it's approximately realizing what the simplest institution platforms on the earth are doing correct for the aim of selecting what U.S. schools—at the nationwide, nation, and native level—might do otherwise and higher. the following, you’ll consider

>br>* How the U.S. schooling approach fares opposed to rising overseas criteria of excellence.

* The rules, practices, and priorities of the world’s best-performing structures, in addition to particular rules for adapting those techniques for U.S. schools.

* the typical components attribute of high-performing and speedily bettering systems.

* New versions of twenty first century educating and management and how one can modernize curriculum, guide, and assessment.

* How know-how and overseas trade might help the us shut functionality gaps and achieve new degrees of excellence and equity.

Learning is going either methods, Stewart writes. different international locations have realized greatly from the USA, and now it's time for American educators to open their eyes to different countries’ globally-minded and future-focused practices, leverage latest resources, and create a very world-class schooling procedure for this new release of scholars and generations to come.

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