Author: NCEE1

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_single_image image="22546" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]The College Board’s announcement last week that it will drop the optional essay and subject tests from the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) was just the latest in a series of announcements that suggest major...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] According to the most recent Gallup poll of student engagement, U.S. student engagement in school—their enthusiasm for and involvement in school—drops sharply as students get older. By the time students reach 12th grade, only about a third are...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] According to research from Learning Heroes, “9 out of 10 parents of public school students, regardless of race, income, and education level, believe their child is at or above grade level in reading and math.” However, scores on...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Top-performing countries are responding to increased mental health and social and emotional learning (SEL) needs of students impacted by the coronavirus pandemic in a range of ways.  First, they have increased counseling staff in schools to support students. Singapore...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] 2020 posed unprecedented challenges to students, families, teachers and education leaders. But despite countless obstacles, educators all over the country persevered and achieved remarkable successes. Join NCEE as we celebrate our partners in districts and states across the...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] Despite the fact that US students had higher average scores than most participating jurisdictions on the 2019 administration of the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) released last week, results showed widening score gaps between high-...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]In the final Global Ed Talks of 2020, Anthony Mackay is joined by John White, co-founder and board chairman of Propel America and member of NCEE’s Board of Trustees. Mackay and White reflect on the unprecedented year that...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Check out what we’re reading and watching this month, below.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="22098" img_size="200x200" alignment="center" style="vc_box_shadow_border_circle_2" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text]A new working paper from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, produced with support from NCEE, explores...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] Families around the world are under financial strain due the economic disruption of the coronavirus pandemic. As such, financial literacy is increasingly important for students. The 2018 Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) included an optional section on...