More U.S. Students Are Studying Abroad, But Is It Enough?

Forbes – Sergei Klebnikov “We live in an era of viral globalization. And there’s so much talk about the necessity of a global perspective for success in just about every industry – healthcare, technology, manufacturing and entertainment, to name a few –...

Is This The Beginning Of The End For The SAT And ACT?

NPR Ed – Claudio Sanchez “The most reliable predictors of college success are a high school student’s GPA and the rigor of the courses taken. Critics of the SAT and ACT have long argued that these tests are nothing more than sorting tools that help...

STEM Teaching Needs Reboot

Campus Technology – Dian Schaffhauser “A group of research-active science faculty members has called for “immediate change” to improve the quality of university STEM education…The main recommendation from the report is to support,...

Eye-Opening Stats About High School and College Dropouts

Education Next – Chad Aldeman “With Congress busy debating the future of federal education policy, here’s a thought-provoking statistic: American adults in the 1940s had about the same odds of being a high school graduate as today’s Americans have of being...

Higher Education ‘Is Failing Students And Employers’

Forbes – Nick Morrison “Higher education is failing to meet the needs of both students and employers, and only a fundamental transformation can put it on the right track. These are the findings of a major survey of leaders in industry and academia, which...

Is Higher Education Equipping Young People for the Jobs market?

LinkedIn – Sebastien Turbot “In today’s technology-driven economies, the demand for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) skilled labor is escalating….Survey after survey indicate that companies around the world want to hire...