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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

Third indication U.S. educational system is deteriorating

In reading, U.S. fourth-graders slide from 6th to 15th in the world

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

Pittsburgh teens in front of the Chinese Art Museum.

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

Seoul – Retired British football star David Beckham teaches South Korean children some soccer skills during a publicity tour for insurance group AIA.

OPINION: Known for its intense testing pressure, top-performing South Korea dials it back

What the U.S. can learn from one nation’s rollout of exam-free semesters

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Students at a village school gather for a performance.

Coding, crafts and free sanitary napkins lure India’s girls to school

Trying to get, and keep, India’s girls in school

While the rest of the world invests more in education, the U.S. spends less

Years of disinvestment could affect the future U.S. labor force

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