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What Does It Mean to Be Career Ready? ESSA Plans Offer an Answer

Marc Tucker discusses why state efforts to define work readiness and build stronger career and technical education systems are missing the mark.

Empowered Educators

Click here to watch the video of the Empowered Educators national symposium from June 6th, featuring lead researcher Linda Darling-Hammond and leading education voices from the U.S. and abroad.

VIDEO: What World Will My Child Live In?

In this video produced by the Singapore Ministry of Education, Marc Tucker describes the types of skills and knowledge students will need to succeed in a world increasingly filled with automation and intelligent machines.

NGA Highlights NISL as Effective School Leadership Program

In a new report, the National Governors Association (NGA) profiles a number of effective models of school leadership development across several states including NCEE’s National Institute for School Leadership.

NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon Impt int'l lesson for US: invest in #TeacherQuality to equip students w 21 century ed @EdSource #EmpoweredEducators 10 hours ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon Via @EdSource: How can US schools help students compete int'lly? Effective systems and professionalizing teaching 12 hours ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon WATCH: Justin Mullaly, deputy president of @AEUVictoria on the advantages of team teaching #EmpoweredEducators 15 hours ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon RT @TunedToTheresa: What can U.S. schools learn from top ed. systems in other countries? @edsource @LPI_Learning @C 1 day ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon RT @NISLorg: 21% of teachers cite school leadership as a reason for leaving their jobs. Via @LPI_Learning #leadershipmatters 1 day ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon Sad to hear of Mitch Chester’s passing. Here's Marc Tucker’s recent interview w/ this leader of great vision & will 2 days ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon Industry-recognized certification can cover some really demanding occupations but others involve very modest skills 2 days ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon From #EmpoweredEducators Singapore Country Brief: Singapore’s Teacher Education Model for the 21st Century (TE21)… 3 days ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon Apart from the highly unionized skilled trades, the United States has what economists call a two-tier labor market 3 days ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon RT @Dale_Chu: “In nations w/ strong systems of #CTE, the academic standards are very high for all HS students” @CtrEdEcon 3 days ago