Shanghai Tag

by Jennifer Craw In high-performing systems, rigorous standards for entry into the teaching profession ensure that only the most qualified individuals enter elementary school classrooms. In Finland, for example, less than 10% of applicants are admitted into teacher training programs through a demanding multistage admissions process. (Click...

Cross-posted at Education Week. Betsy Brown Ruzzi, the Director of our Center on International Education Benchmarking and I decided a while back that we needed to take a group of NCEE's senior staff to several of the top-performing countries that we've been studying over the years...