THE COMPETITION THAT REALLY MATTERS: India and China Will ‘Race to the Top’ Unless U.S. Focuses on Education Policy, New Report Finds ArticleOctober 15, 2012
Compared to India and China, the United States lacks leadership and direction on education policy, according to a new report from the Center for American Progress and the Center for the Next Generation.
With the opening ceremonies for the 2012 Summer Olympics right around the corner, Bob Wise, president of the Alliance for Excellent Education and former governor of West Virginia, “jetted” off to London to provide coverage of the competition.
As access to skilled workers becomes increasingly vital to the U.S. economy, AT&T has launched a quarter-billion-dollar campaign to help more students graduate from high school ready for careers and college, and to ensure the country is better prepared to meet global competition. ... According to a March 19, 2012, report by Civic Enterprises, the Everyone Graduates Center, America’s Promise Alliance and the Alliance for Excellent Education, Kansas has seen a 3.1 percentage increase in 2009 graduation rates, compared with data from 2002.