Putting the World into World-Class Education: A National Imperative and a State and Local Responsibility

Publication Date: December 2008

Publisher: Council of Chief State School Officers; Committee for Economic Development; Alliance for Excellent Education; Asia Society


Research Area: Education

Keywords: Presidential transition; Global competence; International education

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


Substantial and strategic new investments are needed in human capital, research, and proven practices and a federal, state, and local partnership must be created that focuses national attention on redesigning our schools for the 21st century. The purpose of this partnership must be clear: to ensure our nation's long-term economic competitiveness and national security by dramatically upgrading the skills of our graduates.