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Growing Up Global on Education Nation

U.S. students rank below 30th in math, 23rd in science, 17th in reading out of 30 developed countries (Dec 2010 OECD-PISA results). In 1995, the United States was #1 in the world in college graduation rate. In 2005, it was 15th. 90% of American students cannot find Afghanistan on a map. (Roper/National Geographic poll) 91%…

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TEDxNYED Talk │ Innovation in Education │Global Citizens

TEDxNYED Homa Tavangar video link Earlier in March I had the great honor of joining several hundred people committed to innovation in education in various forms, for the TEDxNYED conference.  The speaker roster, folks behind the scenes and participants I met (like Nathan Dudley of the NY Harbor School) truly inspired me, with their sincerity,…

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