Jürgen Kurtz, Karlsruhe University of Education, Germany
The New York Times Online, July 21, 2010: “Less than two months after the nation’s governors and state school chiefs released their final recommendations for national education standards, 27 states have adopted them and about a dozen more are expected to do so in the next two weeks. Their support has surprised many in education circles, given states’ long tradition of insisting on retaining local control over curriculum.” (click here to read more).
I agree, this is surprising, and I am wondering what we, over here in Germany and elsewhere in the world, can learn from all his. Any comments?