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Bill Gates: Who's Beating the US in Education, and What We Do About It

Bill Gates at the

A look at how other nations beat out American schools and some advice from Bill Gates.

Will the Next 'Education President' Please Stand Up?

U.S. President Barack Obama (L) and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney finish their debate at the University of Denver in Denver, CO on Oct. 3, 2012. (Saul Loeb/AFP/GettyImages)

What was missing from last night's Presidential debate, and has been absent from political discourse in general, this election season?

Vivien Stewart: 'Reason to Be Worried' on US Education

Asia Society Senior Adviser for Education Vivien Stewart.

Asia Society Senior Adviser for Education Vivien Stewart argues that the US "has reason to be worried."

Video: America's 'Wake-Up Call'

A recent study ranks US schools systems 26th in the world, below those of Asian nations.

When Americans learned earlier this week that their schooling system lagged significantly behind those in Asian countries like China, Singapore, South Korea, and Hong Kong, President Obama rightly labeled the event as another "Sputnik" moment.