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U.S. Needs More Top-Notch School Leaders and Here’s What it Will Take

With the release of NCEE’s new report, Preparing to Lead, Marc Tucker discusses how top-performing countries are selecting, developing and supporting school leaders.

Empowered Educators

From lead-researcher Linda Darling-Hammond comes this groundbreaking international comparative study of teaching quality in the world’s top-performing education systems. Click to learn more about the findings, further resources and our series of in-depth webinars.

Preparing to Lead
New Report: Preparing to Lead

Join us for the virtual release of a new report from NCEE’s Center on International Education Benchmarking that looks at how top-performing education systems around the world identify, develop and support school leaders. October 19 at 1 p.m. ET.

Op-Ed: If you want a world-class education system, then empower our teachers

In an op-ed for The Hill, Linda Darling-Hammond and Marc Tucker ask if we will do what it takes to give our schools one of the finest teaching forces in the world.

NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon Selectivity, clinical practice, trust & appreciation comprise a respected profession for this Finnish #teacher 11 hours ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon Join us next week 10/26 11am ET: #EmpoweredEducators webinar sharing int’l lessons on teacher appraisal & feedback… 12 hours ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon With new #Prepare2Lead report, Marc talks abt how top natinos are selecting developing & supporting #schoolleaders 12 hours ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon School #LeadershipDevelopment prgrms can & should be better than generalist MBA prgrms in new report #Prepare2Lead 13 hours ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon In Finland, “#teaching is viewed as a demanding job that requires expertise, professional ethics & a strong values” 14 hours ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon Did you miss yesterday's #Prepare2Lead webinar release? Watch full recording here: 14 hours ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon RT @HargreavesBC: Other nations invest in #professionalcapital of teachers-The US doesn't-End of! @LDH_ed @CtrEdEcon 15 hours ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon Tucker & @LDH_ed call for new commitment to the teaching profession, building effective systems to support educators 15 hours ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon Want to stay up to date with news, views and data about the countries w/ the best #education systems? Sign up here: 16 hours ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon Will we join the top #education systems and give our schools one of the best teaching forces in the world? @thehill 16 hours ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon Would a country serious abt #education have made so little progress while country after country zips by us? #edchat 17 hours ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon NEXT WEEK: Register for the #EmpoweredEducators webinar on #teacherquality OCT 26 11AM ET 18 hours ago