Quality education is not only a concern of the United States. Great Britain, according to Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, has also suffered declines in recent years. Interestingly, as with certain schools in the United States that require more of students and support those expectations with caring, students in Great Britain’s Mossbourne Community Academy express feelings of being challenged and cared for by adults. Over 90 percent of Mossbourne’s students who take Britain’s national exam not only pass it, but receive the highest score rankings.
Read Duncan’s blog titled “Foreign Countries Find Common Challenges.”
Clearly, the education of our young has become a priority world-wide, and we are not alone in this quest.