High School Diplomas and Career and College Readiness: Time to Get Serious

High School Diplomas and Career and College Readiness: Time to Get Serious

This week on Top Performers blog: Marc Tucker explains how states can make high school graduation a meaningful indication that the graduate is truly ready for college and career and in so doing create new, more effective systems of accountability for our schools.
High School Diplomas and Career and College Readiness: Time to Get Serious
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
Why Americans should not be coming up with their own solutions to teacher training issues

Why Americans should not be coming up with their own solutions to teacher training issues

In an Op-ed for the Hechinger Report, Marc Tucker takes a look at British Columbia, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Singapore and how these education systems are doing a better job than the U.S. in developing teachers.
Why Americans should not be coming up with their own solutions to teacher training issues
Donald Trump, Education Policy and the Future of American Politics

Donald Trump, Education Policy and the Future of American Politics

Donald Trump's supporters were produced in the first instance by the failure of the larger society to give them the skills they need to compete in the greatly changed global economy. This week in the Huffington Post, Marc Tucker looks at how we got here and what it will take to address the problem.
Donald Trump, Education Policy and the Future of American Politics
Marc Tucker with Sanjay Gupta on CNN Special

Marc Tucker and NCEE Featured on CNN Special

NCEE President and CEO Marc Tucker recently spoke with Dr. Sanjay Gupta of CNN for a special edition of Dr. Gupta’s program Vital Signs focused on genius and creativity in today’s world. The interview focused on the success of the Singaporean education system in delivering world-class student achievement over the nation’s brief history. Click to view the full special.
Marc Tucker with Sanjay Gupta on CNN Special