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.
Critics say loose accountability is a problem
New Zealand’s history of school choice offers some lessons
In reading, U.S. fourth-graders slide from 6th to 15th in the world
COLUMN: The U.S. might have been 19th in the world in math (instead of 36th) if we’d bribed our students with $25
Money didn't motivate Chinese students at the top of the pack
STUDENT VOICE: How a trip with other Pittsburgh students taught me that Chinese and American aren’t two separate concepts
Learning, in Shanghai, that it’s not necessary to choose one culture over the other
What the U.S. can learn from one nation’s rollout of exam-free semesters
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