Surpassing Shanghai Tag

By Jackie Kraemer The Asia Society’s Global Cities Education Network (GCEN) released a report earlier this year entitled, “Improving Performance of Low Achieving and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students” by Ben Levin, Professor and Canada Research Chair for the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at...

[caption id="attachment_8779" align="alignright" width="222" caption="Marc Tucker speaking at the 2012 Southern Growth Policies Conference"][/caption] Marc Tucker recently travelled to Chattanooga, TN to participate in the Southern Growth Policies Conference hosted by Governor Bill Haslam.  News Channel Nine covered the event and reported on some of the...

Last month, 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 for American Education...

New Announcements On February 23, the National Center on Education and the Economy (NCEE) announced that Robert L. King, president of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, and Robert Schwartz, Francis Keppel Professor of Practice in Educational Policy and Administration at the Harvard Graduate School of...

New Announcements On January 19, 2012, the National Center on Education and the Economy launched the Center on International Education Benchmarking (CIEB). The new Center will conduct research on the world’s most successful education systems.  It will also offer access to information, analysis, and opinion on...