Category Globalization

Oakland Schools welcomes fastest growing student population: English Learners

Did you know that English Learner and immigrant students have been the fastest growing student subgroup in the United States for the past 10 years? Over 4.8 million English Learners are currently enrolled in K-12 schools in the United States — that’s 10 percent of ALL students. Nearly three in four American classrooms now include […]

What do educators from Belarus and the United States Have in Common? As it turns out, a lot

A group of educators from Belarus (a former Soviet republic who is often referred to as Europe’s last dictatorship) visited Michigan this September through a global exchange program via Global Ties Detroit, funded by the U.S. State Department. Interestingly, these educators were seeking to learn about best practices in entrepreneurship education in Michigan with the […]