White Paper - The Changing Landscape of Accreditation: Guide to Secondary-School Recognition in the United States

Accreditation in the United States has been and remains an integral aspect of the education system in the United States. Accreditation functions as the independent quality assurance mechanism to regulate elementary education through higher education inst

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Uzbekistan reduces years of school from 12 to 11

Starting in the late 1990s, Uzbekistan expanded their primary-secondary education system from 11 to 12 years: 4 years of primary (boshlang'ich ), 5 years of secondary (o'rta), and 3 years at either an academic lyceum (akademik litsey) or professional col

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Additional countries closing schools due to coronavirus

Schools and universities in Italy have been closed for over a week in an attempt to contain the coronavirus outbreak. Other countries that have followed suit include Bolivia, France, Ireland, the Philippines, Portugal, and Spain. Some states in Germany,

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Beyond the 12-Year Paradigm: A Journey through Extraordinary Secondary Systems

In October of 2019, I was fortunate to attend the TAICEP (The Association for International Credential Evaluation Professionals) conference in Vancouver, Canada. My colleague, Amy Kawa, and I presented on the topic of extraordinary secondary systems that

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New general education curriculum to be implemented (Vietnam)

The Minister of Education and Training (Bộ Giáo dục và Đào tạo) of Vietnam has established a new general education curriculum for primary and secondary education. The new curriculum is designed to allow more time for outdoor and recreational activities,

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