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By Vivien Stewart

In the twentieth century, the us used to be the area chief in education—the first state to accomplish common secondary schooling and the 1st to extend greater schooling past the elite classification. Now different nations are catching up and jumping ahead—in highschool commencement premiums, within the caliber and fairness in their K–12 schooling structures, and within the percentage of scholars graduating from collage. it isn't that American schooling has gotten worse loads that schooling in different elements of the area has gotten loads higher, so fast.

Designed to advertise dialog approximately the way to train scholars for a swiftly altering and more and more without borders and innovation-based global, this entire and illuminating booklet from overseas schooling specialist Vivien Stewart isn't approximately casting blame; it truly is approximately realizing what the easiest university platforms on this planet are doing correct for the aim of deciding upon what U.S. schools—at the nationwide, country, and native level—might do another way and higher. the following, you’ll consider

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

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

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

* New types of twenty first century instructing and management and how you can modernize curriculum, guide, and assessment.

* How expertise and foreign trade will help the us shut functionality gaps and succeed in new degrees of excellence and equity.

Learning is going either methods, Stewart writes. different nations have discovered very much from the us, and now it's time for American educators to open their eyes to different international locations’ globally-minded and future-focused practices, leverage current resources, and create a very world-class schooling process for this iteration of scholars and generations to come.

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