Education: Global Report Card

In the schools of Africa, up to 81 % of the students drop out. In South Asia, many of those who graduate from college cannot find jobs. In Western Europe and the U.S., campus after campus was until recently torn apart by student protest. Meanwhile, around the world, there have been independent educational experiments—scuole senza muri (schools without walls) in Italy, radnicki universiteti (workmen's universities) in Yugoslavia, ensehanza en equipo (team teaching) in Spain, open schools in the U.S. Have such innovations helped education cure its ills and adapt to modern social and...

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