Education

Scholarly Publications

Fateful Decisions: Choices that Will Shape China's Future

May 2020

China's future will be determined by how its leaders manage its myriad interconnected challenges.

Seeing is Believing: Experimental Evidence on the Impact of Eyeglasses on Academic Performance, Aspirations, and Dropout among Junior High School Students in Rural China

December 2019

We present the results of a randomized trial testing the impact of providing free eyeglasses on academic outcomes of junior high school students in a poor rural area of western China.

Impact of Second-Parent Migration on Student Academic Performance in Northwest China and its Implications

November 2019

ABSTRACT The migration of hundreds of millions of rural Chinese workers to the city has contributed substantially to China’s economic growth since the beginning of the country’s economic reform in...

Other Publications

Future Visions: Opportunities and Challenges of Korean Studies in North America

December 2018

On November 1-2, 2018, the two-day conference "Future Visions: Opportunities and Challenges of Korean Studies in North America" was convened by Shorenstein APARC's Korea Program to examine the...

Impact Evaluation: Program Jóvenes con Porvenir

June 2017

Jóvenes con Porvenir is a public-funded program run by the government of Zapopan.

Conference Report: Educational and Entrepreneurial Initiatives to Support Youth in Places of Violence [June 2015]

June 2017

Following in the footsteps of last year’s international conference on violence and policing in Latin American and U.S.

News

Winners Announced for the Fall 2019 Stanford e-Japan Award

March 2020

Stanford e-Japan is an online course that teaches Japanese high school students about U.S. society and culture and U.S.–Japan relations. The course introduces students to both U.S.

Stanford e-Kawasaki: Arches and Pillars of Support During an Unstable Time

March 2020

Following the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, I recall being astounded that the iconic arches and pillars of Stanford University—though damaged—didn’t collapse or fall during the powerful earthquake....

Waseda University and Stanford University: From 1905 to 2020 and Beyond

March 2020

With the start of baseball season, a fun fact to note is that on April 16, 1905, the Tokyo-based Waseda University baseball team played the Stanford baseball team in California.

Events

SPICE Webinar: "Culturally and Experientially Responsive Pedagogy: Teaching to Diverse Asian and Asian American Students"

November 18, 2019

—Made possible through the Freeman Foundation’s support of the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia—With communities across the United States now reflecting even greater diversity and...

MBA Admission

November 8, 2019

GSB

November 7, 2019

Projects

Network for Youth Agency: A Program Evaluation

BACKGROUNDCharacterized as a notorious case study of urban violence in Latin America, Rio de Janeiro slums (known as favelas) have long been home to dangerous drug factions.
English

Assessing and Credentialing Vocational High Schools

 Problem Vocational high schools in China serve as an alternative to academic high school and typically provide two years of in-the-classroom training and a one-year, school-supervised, on-the-job...
English

Learning Through Reading

Evaluating the Impact of Extracurricular Reading Programs on Student Learning Problem Reading is the heart of the education mission in most countries in the world.
English

Multimedia

Podcast: The Role of EdTech in Education

December 2019

On their podcast production, Middlebury College students Christian Poulsen and Frederick Mosier interview Professor Scott Rozelle on the role of educational technology in rural China.

People

Prashant Loyalka Center Fellow, Assistant Professor at the Graduate School of Education
Portrait of Yong Suk Lee Yong Suk Lee Center Fellow
Portrait of Gi-Wook Shin Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Alex Stamos Director, Stanford Internet Observatory
David Freyberg Associate Professor, Civil Engineering
Deborah L. Rhode Professor, Law
John Meyer Professor, Sociology, Emeritus
W. Richard Scott Professor, Sociology, Emeritus
Martin Carnoy Professor, Education
Francisco Ramirez Professor, Education
Portrait of Kenji Kushida Kenji E. Kushida Research Scholar at APARC
Edgar Franco Vivanco Doctoral Candidate, Political Science