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July 31, 2012

Trade
A teacher reads to first grade students (gibsonsgolfer/flickr). Morning Brief: Strategies to Keep Good Teachers

The New Teacher Project (TNTP) released a report indicating that many public school leaders are failing to find and support good teachers (Education Week). The study found that both the most and leas…

May 16, 2012

Trade
Michelle Rhee, founder and CEO of StudentsFirst and former chancellor of DC public schools, speaks at the "Educated Workforce" session of an economic forum in 2009. (Hyungwon Kang/Courtesy Reuters) Morning Brief: New Education Advocacy Groups Shape Debate

Since the 1960s, teacher unions have been the primary lobbyists on education policy, but new advocacy groups are emerging (Education Week). These single-issue groups are gaining traction on Capitol H…

March 11, 2013

Development
Egypt-fuel-subsidies-budget-inequality-economic-growth.jpg Question of the Week: Inequality Part II

How does inequality affect economic growth? Question of the Week posts review important questions and controversies in global development by providing background information and links to a full spec…

August 11, 2015

Japan
South Korea, Japan, and Wartime Shadows

The future of the Japan–South Korea relationship depends on the ability of their leaders to address the past and to build a new partnership based on mutual understanding and trust, writes CFR’s Scott…

April 23, 2014

United States
Bearing the Burden of Global Leadership

Weary from a decade-plus of foreign wars, the United States has pulled back from its traditional role of global leader and has pursued a less ambitious and more multilateral approach to addressing in…

April 23, 2014

United States
Bearing the Burden of Global Leadership

Weary from a decade-plus of foreign wars, the United States has pulled back from its traditional role of global leader and has pursued a less ambitious and more multilateral approach to addressing in…

July 25, 2013

North Korea
JSA The Korean Armistice: Sixty Years of “War By Other Means”

This weekend President Obama will commemorate the sixtieth anniversary of the end of the war fight on the Korean peninsula. But in so doing, he will have no choice to acknowledge that the war has not…

October 19, 2010

Education
A Conversation with Arne Duncan

Education Secretary Duncan and New York City Schools Chancellor Klein discuss strategies for improving the quality of the U.S. education system in order to make American students more competitive in …

October 19, 2010

Education
A Conversation with Arne Duncan

JOEL KLEIN: Wow, what a terrific turnout. So let me welcome you to today's CFR meeting, advise you to turn off -- not to put on vibrate, but to turn off all -- of your devices so that we don't have …

June 26, 2008

China
Koppel on Discovery: The People's Republic of Capitalism

New York City, New York DAVID SANGER: Well, those excerpts gave us a beginning good taste. And I can tell you that the parts you haven't seen today, including the scenes inside the karaoke bars, whi…