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
Education, Eastern Culture & Western Values

Education, Eastern Culture and Western Values

This week on Marc Tucker's Top Performers blog: What role does culture play in the success of Asian countires on international assessments like PISA?
Education, Eastern Culture & Western Values
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
Trump, Sanders Supporters: Poor Education, Not Wall Street, is the Problem

Trump, Sanders Supporters: Poor Education, Not Wall Street, is the Problem

Supporters of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders have something in common: They are angry because they think their country has been hijacked and the American dream is in great danger. They propose vastly different prescriptions for fixing our economy, but they each misdiagnose the main cause of our nation's malaise.
Trump, Sanders Supporters: Poor Education, Not Wall Street, is the Problem
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