PISA's collection of background data provides policymakers critical insights beyond just student performance. Marc Tucker makes the case that NAEP should collect similar information.
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December 07, 2017
October 12, 2017
Marc Tucker responds to critics of his argument that the U.S. has been sleepwalking in its approach to improving education compared to other countries.
October 04, 2017
After disappointing PISA results in 2000, Marc Tucker looks at why Germany reacted with system-wide reform while the United States responded with complacency.
May 18, 2017
Marc Tucker discusses why immigration and education are essential components for building a highly skilled workforce.
December 22, 2016
Marc Tucker takes an inside look at how Massachusetts built an education system that ranks near the top of the PISA league tables and where it goes from here.
December 06, 2016
Marc Tucker explores how the PISA 2015 results may impact how we think about everything from math instruction and teaching quality to our place in the global labor market and immigration policy.
July 01, 2015
This week Marc Tucker reviews a new book by Eric Hanushek and Ludger Woessmann showing that quality of education has a major impact on a nation's economy
April 09, 2015
Do high PISA scores mask a serious threat to Estonia's education progress?
September 18, 2014
Marc Tucker responds to Diane Ravitch and Anthony Cody and their critique of the report "Fixing Our National Accountability System."
February 14, 2014
Marc Tucker interviews Pasi Sahlberg about Finland's fall in the rankings on the 2012 PISA.