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Are you giving your students what they need to succeed in a globalized world? Photo: Annetta_R/
How Districts Can Prepare Students for an Interconnected World
The sweeping changes taking place in the 21st century have enormous implications for today's young people--and their preparation for future must change accordingly. Here's how. more
How Districts Prepare a Globally Competent Workforce
Advice from districts that have policies that help develop student global competence. more
Career and Technical Education
High schools that offer classes in career and technical training are giving students--and the local economy--a needed boost. Find CTE resources here. more
A Spanish-language student Skyping with native speakers. (Herricks Middle School)
Case Study: Herricks Union Free School District
The new district superintendent listened to the community and transformed his district. more
How Seattle Created Schools for the Future
Innovation and success started, as it often does, with visionary leaders. more
Does your school have stronger ties to Mumbai or Marrakesh than to other schools in your district? It might be time to leverage district resources. (filo and mstay/
When Districts Go Global
When it comes to internationalizing the curriculum, many states have plans, but most schools do it alone. There are distinct advantages to a district-wide approach, especially when it comes to the sharing of scarce resources. more
Chicago's Mayor Daley on Leadership and Education
Hear what the legendary mayor has to say about education's all-important role in creating a great city. more
What lessons from Chicago does Arne Duncan bring to the rest of the education world? (Cezars/
A World-Class Fix for Schools
To overhaul No Child Left Behind, President Obama and Arne Duncan should take a page from Chicago's success with globally focused schools. more
A gateway to the new China. Image: DCF_pics/flickr.
China Calling: Why Education Leaders Should Go
How a trip to China can lead to greater achievement among your students. more