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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_column_text] The recently released National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Grade 12 results found that the achievement gap between high- and low-performing students has widened significantly in both math and reading in the United States. As shown in the...

What Comes Next? I think of this as the poisoned election, one in which Americans with utterly different views of history and of the future are afraid that the other side will so poison our politics as to threaten what they value most in their way...

[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="22357" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]This week, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) released its annual Education at a Glance report that examines the learning outcomes, the policy levers and contextual factors that shape these outcomes, and the...

COVID-19 Will Force Us to Redesign Our Higher Education System for Lifelong Learning; You Won’t Recognize It When It’s Done   Higher education is in crisis. The proximate cause is COVID-19, which has crippled college and university revenues and greatly increased their costs. Many will face bankruptcy...

[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] by Monica Pfister[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image="22189" img_size="full" alignment="center" onclick="custom_link" qode_css_animation="" link="https://ncee.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/NCEE-Top-Performers-Distance-Learning-June-2020Final.docx.pdf"][vc_column_text]Almost all top-performing education systems transitioned to distance learning this year so students could continue learning during coronavirus-related school closures. In a new paper, NCEE summarizes initial takeaways from their experiences,...

[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]Educators around the world are asking themselves how to safely and responsibly open schools, but also grappling with the reality that as the coronavirus pandemic continues in much of the world, schools may never look exactly the same...

[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] by Nathan Driskell[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]From May 17-20, leading thinkers on education system transformation convened under the banner of the Global Education Leaders Partnership. While the meeting was originally scheduled to be hosted at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC, because...