Children’s Literacy: Raising the Bar – October 2 at Princeton U

Good jobs in the nation's 21st century economy require advanced literacy skills such as categorizing, evaluating, and drawing conclusions from written texts. The adoption of the Common Core State Standards by nearly all states, combined with tough literacy assessments that are now under development, will demonstrate that the literacy skills of average students fall below international standards and that the gap in literacy skills between students from advantaged and disadvantaged families is … [Read more...]

No Exit: North Korea, Nuclear Weapons, and International Security

North Korea, Nonproliferation, Nuclear Weapons, Northeast Asia, Arms Control Jonathan Pollack, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, John L. Thornton China Center Routledge Abstract: In his latest publication No Exit: North Korea, Nuclear Weapons and International Security, Jonathan Pollack chronicles the political-military development of the Korean Peninsula since 1945, with particular attention to North Korea’s pursuit of nuclear technology and nuclear weapons. Pollack focuses on how North … [Read more...]

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