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Richard M. Daley on Education and Chicago's Future

Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley on the role of education as the great equalizer, importance of Chinese language learning, and their impact on our shared future. May 1, 2009, Chicago. more
Elementary Schools: Growing Up Global
Why it's important for our youngest citizens to get a global education. more
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
Learn more about our schools network. (Asia Society)
Our Model
ISSN works with schools around the nation to prepare globally competent students who are ready for college, career, and life. more
International Benchmarking
Countries that invest heavily in education to meet the demands of the new global knowledge economy benefit economically and socially from that choice. more
A student maps human migrations as part of an afterschool project. (Allison Lucas/World Savvy)
The Role of Afterschool in Global Learning
Learn how afterschool can help young people prepare for life and work by gaining the highly sought global knowledge, skills and experiences demanded by the industries of tomorrow. more
Students today should have the opportunities to learn with, not just about, their global peers. (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
In a quickly shrinking world, students must have greater international studies knowledge and foreign language skills as a core part of their education. But how is it achieved? (Corbis)
Global Interdependence and American Educational Reform
How do we prepare American students to be contributing citizens, productive workers, and competent leaders in the interconnected world of the 21st century? more
Primary school students in India. (Jonathan Camuzo/
India: New Skills for Global Innovation
The stage is set for a major expansion of secondary education in India. more
Why International Studies?
Our schools must prepare students for an ever-shrinking world. more