January 29, 2012

Editorial: Why Wisconsin Went Global

From http://asiasociety.org/education/policy-initiatives/state-initiatives/wisconsin-world

So many jobs—from manufacturing to the innovation economy—are inherently global. It’s hard to imagine that a person’s first experience working with an international counterpart must wait until one’s professional career starts. Many states have forged international exchange programs to ensure students have not only global knowledge and skills, but also experiences, which will prepare them for the future workplace. Asia Society has asked Gerhard Fischer from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction to share why and how his state went global. Read his essay at http://asiasociety.org/education/policy-initiatives/state-initiatives/wisconsin-world

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