Marc Tucker Receives the 2014 ECS James Bryant Conant Award
Marc Tucker Receives the 2014 ECS James Bryant Conant Award

Marc Tucker Recieves the 2014 ECS James Bryant Conant Award

The Education Commission of the States has awarded Marc Tucker the 2014 James Bryant Conant Award, one of the most prestigious honors in the education community. The Conant Award, named for the co-founder of ECS and former president of Harvard University, recognizes outstanding individual contributions to American education. Tucker joins an esteemed list of past recipients, including Thurgood Marshall, E.D. Hirsch and Lamar Alexander. Click here to read his full remarks.
Marc Tucker Receives the 2014 ECS James Bryant Conant Award
The (Il)logic of Teacher Evaluation
The (Il)logic of Teacher Evaluation

The (Il)logic of Teacher Evaluation

In his edweek.org blog, NCEE President Marc Tucker explains why the current incentive structure for school leaders does not support the goal of substantially improving student performance. Click here to read the full post.
The (Il)logic of Teacher Evaluation
How To Fix America's College Remediation Issue
How To Fix America's College Remediation Issue

How To Fix America's College Remediation Issue

In an interview with U.S. News & World Report, NCEE President Marc Tucker says the issue of college readiness and remediation runs much deeper than a misalignment of expectations between K-12 schools and higher education. He explains, "The actual standards for being college and work ready ... are very, very low – astonishingly low. And a very large fraction of American high school graduates can't meet them." Click here to read the full story.
How To Fix America's College Remediation Issue
 The Reading Wars Again (or Still)
The Reading Wars Again (or Still)

The Reading Wars Again (or Still)

In his edweek.org blog, NCEE President Marc Tucker explains how the reading strategy debate in New York City underscores the importance of developing highly competent teachers with good leadership skills. Click here to read the full post.
The Reading Wars Again (or Still)