Tucker’s Blog

Cross-posted on Education Week Jay Greene, a professor of education reform at the University of Arkansas and fellow at the George W. Bush Institute, recently reviewed my latest book, Surpassing Shanghai: An Agenda for American Education Built on the World's Leading Systems, in Education Next. In...

Cross-posted on Education Week Last month, the General Electric Foundation announced that it is making an $18 million grant available to Student Achievement Partners, intended to help teachers understand the kinds of shifts in instruction that will be needed to implement the new Common Core State...

Cross-posted from Education Week In this blog, I will indulge in some simple arithmetic.  Let's start with the total expenditures for our schools, which were $506,827,246,000 in the most recent year for which we have data.  Next, let's note what that comes to if divided...