They'll need new prep books. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Mario Tama/Getty Images

NPR's Claudio Sanchez Discusses The College Board Announcement On 'All Things Considered'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/286392637/286465466" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

A graphic released with the 2012 PISA results shows the annualized change in performance in average math scores between 2003 and 2012. The chart includes only nations that have comparable data from both 2003 and 2012. PISA hide caption

toggle caption PISA

Hazel Avery, 86, holds her iPad for the first time. The Connecting to Community program, with funding from the AARP Foundation, teaches low-income seniors how to increase social engagement online. The Washington, D.C., program chose seniors with no previous computer experience. Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post/Getty Images

Helping Low-Income Seniors Build A Social Web Online

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/247173249/247222101" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A screenshot of the iPad game If, which aims to teach kids how to navigate interpersonal challenges and failures. NPR hide caption

toggle caption NPR

Video Game Creators Are Using Apps To Teach Empathy

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/246395383/246410533" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Young students in a Bridge International Academy school in Nairobi, in September. On the surface, there's little to distinguish these schools from others in the developing world. But Bridge's model relies on teachers reading lessons from tablets. Frederic Courbet for NPR hide caption

toggle caption Frederic Courbet for NPR

Do For-Profit Schools Give Poor Kenyans A Real Choice?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/243730652/244826825" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

To children the world is a vast experiment, a laboratory of how things interact with one another. iStockphoto.com hide caption

toggle caption iStockphoto.com

New York University in Shanghai is the first Sino-U.S. joint university. Here, a student speaks with an NYU staffer on Aug. 11. Liu Xiaojing/Xinhua /Landov hide caption

toggle caption Liu Xiaojing/Xinhua /Landov

For Some NYU Students, A Sweet Deal To Study ... In Shanghai

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/226107695/226205899" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript