Universities are partnering with private companies that have the resources to help them compete in the online learning market and maximize student enrollment. Do their different missions — providing high-quality education and making a profit — dilute the quality of the courses?
May 26, 2017 RealClearEducation
Global attention has turned to education as a way to counter extremism. But what has been missing from the conversation is a focus on learning in children's first years, when much brain development occurs. In the Middle East and North Africa, government underinvestment in formal programs for young children is the norm.
Jun 8, 2016 The National Interest
Although countries differ greatly in how their education systems are structured, financed, and the extent to which they are centralized, they share common obstacles that undermine reform success. Beyond the obvious steps of providing adequate resources and professional development, there are ways to improve the implementation of school-wide reforms.
Nov 13, 2015 The RAND Blog