Socialistic Model for K-12 education is failing

News Herald – Juliann Talkington Is the U.S. education system following a socialistic model?   SOCIALISM: controlled by the government rather than by individual people and companies   RESULTS OF SOCIALISM: poor quality, high cost, and little innovation...

Call to boost status of arts subjects

BBC – Abigail Simmons “Arts subjects should be given more status in England’s school curriculum, science and engineering experts argue. The Creative Industries Federation and the Institution of Civil Engineers have joined forces to call for more...

21st Century Skills: Case Studies From Asia

Education Week – Vanessa Shadoian-Gersing “Innovation is high on the agenda of education systems in the Asia-Pacific region, and the million-dollar question is how schools should change to foster 21st century skills. Education policies and curricula...

Bravo

Education Next – Chester E. Finn, Jr “The Every Child Achieves Act of 2015, unveiled a few days back by Senators Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray and scheduled for HELP Committee mark-up on April 14, is a remarkable piece of work. The mere fact that it’s...

Call for Mandarin and Arabic to be taught from primary school

Holyrood – Alan Robertson “Studying a foreign language should be compulsory from the year children start school in order for Scottish firms to compete in the international export market, a business group has urged. Mandarin, Spanish, Portuguese, Hindi,...

How to pick the right school for your child

News Herald – Juliann Talkington It is hard to believe, but it is time to start thinking about what school your child will attend in the fall. Registration for some schools has already begun.   Fortunately, there are ways you can reduce the anxiety...