The Answer Sheet: China

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 10/30/2013

China’s 10 new and surprising school reform rules

The Chinese are going in a very different direction than the U.S.

By Valerie Strauss  |  12:02 PM ET, 10/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  China

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 06/25/2013

China's new education reform: Reducing importance of test scores

China's new education reform is opposite from the U.S. reform track the United States.

By Valerie Strauss  |  09:44 AM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Called 'Green Evaluation', China and Education

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 02/01/2011

'It makes no sense:' A dissection of Obama's education view

Here is a dissection of what President Obama said about education in his State of the Union speech, plus more.

By Valerie Strauss  |  05:00 AM ET, 02/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Guest Bloggers, Guest Bloggers, Guest Bloggers, Guest Bloggers, Guest Bloggers | Tags:  china and india and education, china education, chinese schools, education, education policy, education reform, indian schools, international competitiveness, obama speech, president obama, president obama school reform, public schools, race to the top, school reform, schools, state of the union, u.s. education

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 11/15/2010

China overtakes India as No. 1 source of foreign students in U.S.

China zoomed past India as the main source of foreign students coming to the United States to go to school, with a 30 percent jump in Chinese students in a single year, according to a new report released today. It was the first time that China had sent the most students to American schools.

By Valerie Strauss  |  10:50 AM ET, 11/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Research | Tags:  china overtakes india, china tops india, foreign students, international students, international students increase, open doors

Posted at 09:13 AM ET, 11/05/2010

Who’s NOT on Forbes powerful people list -- but should be

On the Forbes list of the 68 most powerful people in the world you will find government leaders, bankers, religious figures, a drug trafficker and Oprah Winfrey. But you won't find an educator, and there's one who should have been on the list.

By Valerie Strauss  |  09:13 AM ET, 11/05/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Education Secretary Duncan | Tags:  arne duncan, china president, dalai lama, forbes, forbes magazine, hu jintao, jintao, mark zuckerberg, oprah, oprah winfrey, pope benedict, powerful people list, president obama