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Cross-posted on Education Week Notwithstanding the last-ditch street blockades erected by the naysayers, it seems more likely with the passage of each day that most American states will stick by their commitments to implement the Common Core State Standards. But what does it mean to "implement...

[caption id="attachment_8432" align="alignright" width="180" caption="Ben Jensen, Program Director of the School Education Program at Australia’s Grattan Institute"][/caption] This month, Betsy Brown Ruzzi, Director of the Center on International Education Benchmarking, interviewed Ben Jensen of Australia’s Grattan Institute about the Institute’s most recent report, Catching Up: Learning...

Marc Tucker at GSEHD Event The George Washington University Graduate School of Education and Human Development (GSEHD) hosted an event focused on how the United States can learn from the world's most successful education systems.  Marc Tucker discussed his latest book, Surpassing Shanghai: An Agenda...

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...