Marc Tucker responds to a recent criticism of international education comparisons.
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November 19, 2015
September 18, 2014
Marc Tucker responds to Diane Ravitch and Anthony Cody and their critique of the report "Fixing Our National Accountability System."
August 13, 2014
Continuing his series on education research, Marc Tucker argues that the United States should use industrial benchmarking to learn about the characteristics of effective education systems.
February 14, 2014
Marc Tucker interviews Pasi Sahlberg about Finland's fall in the rankings on the 2012 PISA.
January 30, 2014
A look at how Shanghai is able to both produce high quality beginning teachers at low cost and continuously improve the skills of teachers already in the workforce, leading not only to impressive performance on PISA but better student outcomes overall.
January 24, 2014
Marc Tucker explains that while China's policies regarding migrant students are problematic, these are slowly being changed. In the meantime, Shanghai's education system still has much to teach the rest of the world.
January 10, 2014
Marc Tucker refutes critics of PISA who claim that we can ignore the poor performance of US students because the test doesn't measure the things that really matter.
December 26, 2013
Marc Tucker and Andreas Schleicher respond to charges from Tom Loveless that the PISA results for Shanghai are suspect.
December 05, 2013
Marc Tucker explains how the results of the latest PISA assessment ought to inform America's education policy reform agenda: we should be basing it on the strategies employed by the top performing education systems in the world.
October 25, 2013
Marc Tucker questions the results from a recent NCES study linking NAEP and TIMSS scores.