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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 What has MD been doing to build a world class education system? Read Brit Kirwan's OpEd here via @baltimoresun 3 hours 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 3 hours 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 5 hours 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 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/pDHcFVcXiA 1 day ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon Tucker's recent blogs, CIEB international education news & our recent work w/ MD education https://t.co/Q94FKGuOvQ https://t.co/oBysysiG5L 1 day ago
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NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon NCEE has been supporting the work of the Kirwan Commission. C/O Brit Kirwan's OpEd via @baltimoresun here: https://t.co/AT2BFHiGT4 1 day ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon UPDATE: Finland debates reforms to paid family leave on CIEB weekly round up @AnnikaSaarikko https://t.co/UwRcsFP80F https://t.co/8NGrgep2ID 1 day ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon A5 For a deep dive into these three areas, visit the #EmpoweredEducators portion of our website… https://t.co/qdISgbsdsr 2 days ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon A4 These systems include an emphasis on recruitment, preparation, and induction/ongoing support.… https://t.co/sDFrkT6hg5 2 days ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon A3 When you design all of the subsystems in your district to work this way and design each of those subsystems to a… https://t.co/0hzivQVJx2 2 days ago