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College Readiness: Are Different Definitions Driving Inequality?


When “college readiness” is defined differently for different students, our education system may perpetuate the very inequalities it aims to address, writes Marc Tucker.

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Marc Tucker on 2015 PISA Results

Recently released results from the 2015 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) show that the United States is now outperformed by a growing number of comparatively lower-income countries.

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New NCSL International Education Report

The report “No Time to Lose: How to Build a World-Class Education System State by State” is based on nearly two years of study by the NCSL International Education Study Group in collaboration with CIEB.

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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 (NISL).

NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon College Readiness: Are Different Definitions Driving Inequality? https://t.co/SbJgYWPc43 2 days ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon In this week's blog: How inequalities in #CollegeReadiness stds are driving econ. inequality & hurting students.… https://t.co/DbjfKNFjas 3 days ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon Job training and upgrading skills in the workforce should be at top of next president's agenda. #Inaugurationhttps://t.co/bmVtpbMtzJ 3 days ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon In anticipation of #inauguration day, a look at NCEE pres. Marc Tucker's letter to President-Elect Trump… https://t.co/eg0RsJL9B4 3 days ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon NEW: Changes in #collegereadiness stds are perpetuating inequality, writes Tucker. https://t.co/7893HiTUqK via… https://t.co/htiMwLG8An 3 days ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon New @NCSLeducation podcast w/ Marc Tucker: What states can learn from high-performing ed. systems abroad.… https://t.co/vn4WQ4jsE9 3 days ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon When definitions of #collegereadiness are different for different student populations students suffer… https://t.co/Q4ryzUb0eJ 3 days ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon RT @educationweek: #EWopinion: College Readiness: Are Different Definitions Driving Inequality? https://t.co/9vqSwUIJRU @CtrEdEcon 3 days ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon Our (Successful) Northern Neighbor: Canada has comparable diversity, spends less per pupil & gets better results… https://t.co/WtC0BqFucx 4 days ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon Tucker:"How on earth are students to learn to write if we do not ask them to write, write a lot & write well?"… https://t.co/pOMKXK8oY2 4 days ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon From the int'l news round-up: Shanghai faces #childcare shortage, quality concerns https://t.co/GCqhQbOGRW @shanghaidaily #earlyed 4 days ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon The next pres. should prioritize training & education if US workforce is to be globally competitive.… https://t.co/C0ZMJPRkbS 4 days ago