(Another) Open Letter to Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan

(Another) Open Letter to Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan

In response to Checker Finn's open letter to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan, Marc Tucker outlines in his own letter how the philanthropists can achieve the results they seek in their work to improve U.S. schools.
(Another) Open Letter to Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan
New NCSL International Education Study Group Report

New NCSL International Education Study Group Report

View the release of the new report from NCSL “No Time to Lose: How to Build a World-Class Education System State by State,” at NCSL's annual Legislative Summit in Chicago.

The report is the result of nearly two years of study by the NCSL International Education Study Group, in partnership with NCEE's Center on International Education Benchmarking.
New NCSL International Education Study Group Report
New Report: Elementary Teacher Quality

New Report: Elementary Teacher Quality

From leading Australian researcher Ben Jensen, the new report Not So Elementary: Primary School Teacher Quality in Top-Performing Systems, gives new insights into a critical driver of the success of the world’s top-performing education systems—developing elementary teachers with deep content knowledge. Click to read the full report and policy brief.
New Report: Elementary Teacher Quality
Improving School Leadership: What Works

Improving School Leadership: What Works

The RAND blog cites NCEE's National Institute for School Leaders as an evidence-based program that has showed positive effects on student achievement. Click to read the full blog.
Improving School Leadership: What Works
Asian Countries Take the U.S. to School

Asian Countries Take the U.S. to School

In an Op-ed for The Atlantic Marc Tucker takes a closer look at key differences in how Asian countries educate their students and the valuable practical lessons they can show us in getting all children to achieve.
Asian Countries Take the U.S. to School
NCEE Releases New Reports on Teacher Professional Learning

NCEE Releases Two Reports on Teacher Professional Learning

NCEE's Center on International Education Benchmarking has released two major reports on professional learning environments in top-performing systems and the implications for school leaders, policymakers and the education profession in the United States. The release event featured three panel conversations with the leading voices in education from around the world. Click to read more, including key takeaways from each report and presentations from the release event.
NCEE Releases New Reports on Teacher Professional Learning