Category Archives: One World Many Stories

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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One World, Many Stories Activity Guide is Up!

Hello Readers and Adventurers! Our shared planet is rich with art, music, poetry, spices, dance, language, and many, many stories. Every day people are becoming more connected across neighborhoods, countries, continents, and oceans – let’s join them! Across the U.S., our libraries have adopted the summer reading theme “One World, Many Stories.” This offers a…

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