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Innovations in educational policies and programs

 

Learning with Big Data: The Future of Education

Learning with Big Data: The Future of Education offers real-world examples of how educators are using data to improve learning.

 
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Franchising a “Fireball”

Aflatoun, a global social and financial education program, is relying on partnerships rather than centralized control to scale up.

 

Advocacy Isn’t “Soft”

Evaluating efforts to promote shifts in policy requires methods that are at once rigorous and flexible.

 
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The Public School Advantage: Why Public Schools Outperform Private Schools

The Public School Advantage draws on empirical data to argue against the popular perception that public schools are inferior to private schools.

 
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Stories out of School

The movement to reform public schools through competition and testing is a "hoax," according to a one-time promoter of the movement.

 

When Good Is Not Good Enough

The sector needs to shift its attention from modest goals that provide short-term relief to bold goals that provide long-term solutions.

 
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Across the Digital Divide

One Laptop per Child Australia has developed a visionary program to bring digital technology to children in remote areas.

 
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Poverty and Achievement, Revisited

Enrollment in a classroom with a high poverty rate doesn't necessarily affect individual student performance.

 

Startup Rising: The Entrepreneurial Revolution Remaking the Middle East

Looking beyond the region's prominent conflicts, Startup Rising instead examines a quieter development in the Middle East: a surprising, burgeoning entrepreneurship.

By Christopher M. Schroeder | 1 | Aug. 13, 2013
 

Creating a Sunny World

Solnechny Mir (Our Sunny World) is a Russian rehabilitation center that hosts more than 250 children and their families each week.