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Cross-posted at Education Week. I heard the other day that Andreas Schleicher had been invited to address the NAEP governing board.  Long overdue, I thought, but better late than never.  The design of PISA makes it a much more valuable tool than NAEP for sorting out...

Cross-posted at Education Week. For most of us, the pantheon of education is populated mainly by great teachers. For others, it is populated by researchers who have made indelible contributions to the literature or critics who provided intellectual leadership for ground-breaking reforms. On June 6, NCEE and...

Cross-posted at Education Week. When the Trump administration released its "America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again," it was natural for professional educators to go right to the pages describing the proposed budget for the Department of Education.  Some must have been relieved,...

I am surrounded by boxes of books. Consolidating collections that have led, 'til now, separate existences. Among them are my education books. There are many that I have not opened in years, but I cannot give them away. They are dear friends....