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NAEP vs. PISA? Hands Down It’s PISA

PISA’s collection of background data provides policymakers critical insights beyond just student performance. Marc Tucker makes the case that NAEP should collect similar information.

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

From NCEE’s Center on International Education Benchmarking comes this in-depth look at how top-performing education systems around the world identify, develop and support school leaders.

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.

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