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While U.S. struggles, Sweden pushes older students back to college

Generous benefits, cultural differences solve a problem America hasn’t cracked

Students at Barwell Road Elementary School

Can freeing struggling schools from red tape help them improve?

North Carolina gives schools flexibility to try their own ideas for turning around

Morgane Le Bris, principal of École Mur de Bretagne juggles a class of 27 students and two different grade levels. She wishes she had more money to hire teachers to reduce class size.

This country spends billions on private schools — and has a terrible learning gap between poor and wealthy

In practice, most low-income students can only pick between their local public schools, which many say are under-resourced, and cheaper private schools, which face their own budget challenges.

Children play outside during recess at Hokitika Primary School. Last year, the school lost 10 students to a nearby, more affluent school.

What would actually happen if we gave all parents the chance to pick their children’s schools?

New Zealand’s history of school choice offers some lessons

Counting DACA students

It is estimated that half of the people eligible for DACA are enrolled in high school or college

From the archives: Already languishing in red tape, refugee students now may be barred altogether from U.S.

Even without new restrictions, very few in this “lost generation” will ever get to study here

Refugee students languish in red tape as they seek to resume their educations

Many in this “lost generation” want to come to the US, but only a very few make it

OPINION: How Finland broke every rule — and created a top school system

It’s not just a “Nordic thing”

Ranking countries by the worst students

More than a quarter of American 15-year-olds are low-performing in at least one subject