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[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_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner width="1/6"][vc_single_image image="16419" img_size="small" add_caption="yes" alignment="center" style="vc_box_circle_2" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="5/6"][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_column_text] Last week the Biden Administration proposed making two years of community college free to students, extending public education by two years. Many top-performing countries have gone...

[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_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner width="1/6"][vc_single_image image="16419" img_size="small" add_caption="yes" alignment="center" style="vc_box_circle_2" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="5/6"][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_column_text] As awareness of the global climate crisis grows, jurisdictions around the world are taking steps to infuse environmental awareness and sustainability into their school curricula to...

[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_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner width="1/6"][vc_single_image image="16419" img_size="small" add_caption="yes" alignment="center" style="vc_box_circle_2" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="5/6"][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_column_text] The coronavirus pandemic has made it harder for young people to remain connected to the labor market. Businesses were forced to scale back hiring or lay...

[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_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner width="1/6"][vc_single_image image="16419" img_size="small" add_caption="yes" alignment="center" style="vc_box_circle_2" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="5/6"][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_column_text]Work-based learning is a critical component of vocational education and training (VET). Across the globe, many VET students lost the opportunity to engage in work-based learning...

[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] Schools play a key role in providing a broad set of learning experiences for all students both in and outside of the classroom. Learning experiences that occur outside of school often are an opportunity for students to develop...

[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] James Pellegrino, one of the world’s foremost experts on student learning, instruction and assessment, recently sat down with NCEE’s Anthony Mackay to discuss the limits of current assessment models and how we can move toward better, more useful...

[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] While discussions in Congress focus on forgiving student loan debt for current borrowers, calls for making college more affordable for all students have been gaining ground amid the economic downturn linked to the coronavirus pandemic. Many top performers...

[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] Last week, groundbreaking education legislation became law in Maryland. The passage of The Blueprint for Maryland’s Future, which was informed by the recommendations of the state’s Commission on Innovation & Excellence in Education, paves the way for 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] Top-performing countries, including China, Singapore, Estonia, and Canada, have significantly more students who met baseline proficiency in all three tested subjects (reading, math, and science) on the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2018 compared to the United...

[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="22561" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Collecting useful education data and making it available in formats that various stakeholders can access and use is a key challenge across the globe and here in the United States. As one of the most...