Вивьен Стюарт (Vivien Stewart)
A World-Class Education: Learning from International Models of Excellence and Innovation
In the 20th century, the United States was the world leader in education the first country to achieve universal secondary education and the first to expand higher education beyond the elite class. Now other countries are catching up and leaping ahead in high school graduation rates, in the quality and equity of their K 12 education systems, and in the proportion of students graduating from college. It is not that American education has gotten worse so much that education in other parts of the world has gotten so much better, so fast.
Designed to promote conversation about how to educate students for a rapidly changing and increasingly borderless and innovation-based world, this comprehensive and illuminating book from international education expert Vivien Stewart is not about casting blame; it is about understanding what the best school systems in the world are doing right for the purpose of identifying what U.S. schools at the national, state, and local level might do differently and better. Here, you ll consider