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Click on a title below to access either an individual article (denoted by an asterisk) or a set of articles published as a Special Report. The issue of publication appears in parentheses.

Special Reports for " International Studies"

Education: The Key to Global Development

A nation's literacy is a good indication of its standard of living. Yet improvements can be made, especially in extending a hand to underdeveloped countries.

Ask parents in the United States what they want for their children and, after good health, the answer is a good education. In the face of ...

Are We Our Brothers' Keepers?
How can the United States and other Western countries effectively help the development of low-income countries? How can we lower the tensions and misunderstandings that derive from large discrepancies in wealth and social opportunity? Fortunately, the answer to both questions is the same. First we need to understand the nature of the problem and then propose solutions. ...

Promise and Perils of Education
Education has two sides; the teacher must make an effort to lead, and the students must not merely sit and listen but must take an active role in their education. ...

Will the U.S. Get Left Behind?
We must improve our high schools. The author offers seven ways to do this. ...

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