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The U.S. Education System is Very Inefficient: Fact or Fiction?

Marc Tucker responds to critics of the comparative method of research and details the value that it brings to public policy analysis

Empowered Educators
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.

NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon #fbf to one of Marc Tucker's earlier @educationweek blogs—College: The Key to Prosperity— or is it?… https://t.co/mrBiFeg7Bh 3 hours ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon #fbf What can the U.S. Learn from School Building Design in Shanghai? https://t.co/aPGAXhIHOt 6 hours ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon UPDATE: Ontario's four public school boards compete for students https://t.co/UwRcsFP80F https://t.co/ehOpGR428h 7 hours ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon MD Takes a Big Step Toward Adapting Lessons From Top Systems - Top of the Class from CIEB - https://t.co/03pk7AgrDL 8 hours ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon Listen to Marc Tucker and @LDH_ed talk #teacherquality on NPR's Teaching Matters podcast @LPI_Learninghttps://t.co/RkExHNq6z0 10 hours ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon Tucker said, "in our misguided drive to send everyone to four-year colleges, we have turned our back on the pride o… https://t.co/zpdVYl0Uk2 11 hours ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon UPDATE: Education ministry to introduce new compulsory subjects at high schools in Japan as seen via @japantimes on… https://t.co/qRzRxTyENT 22 hours ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon What has MD been doing to build a world class education system? Read Brit Kirwan's OpEd here via @baltimoresun 1 day ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon #tbt to the stat of the month comparing the makeup of gateway exams in secondary school https://t.co/chkzvkyG1n https://t.co/Ugy1RKKUlz 1 day ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon "If graduation from a four-year college is the key to success, why is Switzerland beating the pants off us on virtu… https://t.co/CTVwfLYYck 1 day ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon #tbt to one of Marc Tucker's earlier @educationweek blogs—College: The Key to Prosperity— or is it? https://t.co/Q94FKGdd7g 1 day ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon Listen to Marc Tucker and @LDH_ed talk #teacherquality on NPR's Teaching Matters podcast @LPI_Learninghttps://t.co/pDHcFVcXiA 2 days ago