WorldViews: education

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 02/20/2014

The illuminating and perhaps alarming results of a huge survey answered by 1.4 million people around the world

People from all around the world were asked which six factors, out of 16 possibilities, would improve their lives and those of their families.

By Adam Taylor  |  10:03 AM ET, 02/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Education, Global Warming, United Nations

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 12/11/2012

Here's why other countries beat the U.S. in reading and math

Hong Kong, Singapore, and Finland offer three different approaches for boosting student performance

By Olga Khazan  |  12:36 PM ET, 12/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Education

Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 03/06/2012

California school protests: 5 reasons students are demonstrating

Five reasons students are protesting in California.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  10:25 AM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, higher education, protests, budget cuts

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 02/09/2012

No Child Left Behind: 10 states receive waivers — will D.C. be next?

On Thursday, the Obama administration announced it would free 10 states from the requirements of No Child Left Behind. Will D.C. be next?

By Elizabeth Flock  |  02:32 PM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, No Child Left Behind, Obama, education

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 01/10/2012

University of Johannesburg stampede: Is African higher education in crisis?

One woman was killed and 20 people were injured in the stampede.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  12:08 PM ET, 01/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, South Africa, University of Johannesburg, stampedes, higher education