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Reforming Pre-Service Education to Fit the Times and Shape the Future

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Title: Reforming Pre-Service Education to Fit the Times and Shape the Future
Author(s): Kolodziej, Edward A.
Subject(s): K-12 Educational reform Global Studies Education
Abstract: American education faces two long-term, formidable imperatives. The fi rst is to invest a population with the skills to compete in a global economy and to apply these skills to solve the many and multiplying problems confronting the nation and the peoples of the globe. We expect our schools to furnish these skills and understanding of the world. So far reports on this front have been disappointing. Successive national surveys reveal that K-12 students lack the basics of history, geography, economics, mathematics and science. They are falling behind their peers in other countries around the globe.
Issue Date: 2009-06
Publisher: Center for Global Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Series/Report: Policy Brief, No. 4, June 2009
Genre: Essay
Type: Text
Language: English
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2142/12997
Publication Status: published or submitted for publication
Peer Reviewed: not peer reviewed
Sponsor: Title VI National Resource Center Grant (P015A060066)International Programs and Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Rights Information: 2009, The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
Date Available in IDEALS: 2009-07-01
 

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