The Convergence of Divergent Roads: Comparisons of China and U.S. School Systems
New Waves - Educational Research & Development
After decades of refining their brand of educational system, China and the United States have recently embarked on extraordinary changes and modifications that could have long-term consequences. China is moving from a very controlled and disciplined education system, while the United States is rapidly changing to a very controlled and disciplined education system. Chinese education is becoming more innovative and creative, while the United States is becoming less expressive. The two countries are looking at each other and changing education to match their competitor. The long-term consequences are unknown but a few implications are obvious. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]
McCormack, Thomas J.; Lemoine, Pamela; Buckner, Barbara; and Richardson, Michael D., "The Convergence of Divergent Roads: Comparisons of China and U.S. School Systems" (2014). Faculty Bibliography. 2232.