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President Obama Calls for American Education System to Align with Global Economy
The federal government is nearly tripling the money going to local schools with a challenge to build a world-class education system. What's your plan? more
Students today should have the opportunities to learn with, not just about, their global peers. Photo: iStockPhoto
Global Learning: From Community Innovation to National Policy
There is an inverse relationship between the growing importance of international relations and how little most high school graduates know. This article outlines ways to correct the problem. more
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A New National Narrative
If we were to write the future of American foreign policy, what would it look like? The Woodrow Wilson Center offers a scenario. more
World's Education Leaders to Meet
Teachers, ministers, and other education leaders to gather for summit on teaching profession. more
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Language Bill in Congress
Imagine a whole generation of multilingual Americans. more
"To be able to dream and work together, more Americans must be able to speak Chinese," said Under Secretary McHale (yesfoto/istockphoto)
Languages Key to Soft Power
U.S. Under Secretary of State Judith McHale discusses U.S.-China relations. more
Congress is working on funding more programs that lead to language fluency among Americans. (inhauscreative/istockphoto)
Rep. Rush Holt on Language Legislation
The U.S. Congressman outlines legislation that supports greater language capacity in the United States. more
Educating America Today for Tomorrow's Global Economy
Asia Society President defines what's needed to produce "globally competent" citizens. more
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan (U.S. Department of Education)
US Secretary of Education on Global Learning, Languages
See why Arne Duncan calls international education and exchanges this generation's moonshot. more
Second graders watch as President Obama delivers a back-to-school address to school children on September 8, 2009 in Denver, Colorado (John Moore/Getty Images)
Key Ingredient Missing in 21st Century Education
What the President left out of his speech to the nation's school children. more