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July 05, 2005

Educational Offshoring

Offshoring of the educational system, part XVIIII:

http://online.wsj.com/public/article/0,,SB112052870627477026-1DMgflZ9RVqMtnbLdqA443LHSPA_20060705,00.html?mod=blogs

Enter the next phase of outsourcing: online math education. Not only does the U.S. increasingly lag behind other countries on international math scores, it's also short of qualified math teachers. This could make it tough for America to improve its grade and retain the competitive edge that keeps good jobs at home.

Into the breach step a handful of Indian companies like Career Launcher India Ltd., which provide math tutoring through two U.S. online tutoring companies and directly to students like Ms. Basu...

Posted by DeLong at July 5, 2005 05:21 PM