An interview with Barry McGaw, the the Chair of the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) and a Professorial Fellow at the University of Melbourne, on how Australia developed a national curriculum and assessment system.
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Marc Tucker explains how governance is a central issue in student performance.
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Marc Tucker discusses the recent GE Foundation grant to Student Achievement Partners to help implement the common core state standards and the feasibility of open-sourcing.
February 29, 2012
Marc Tucker responds to Tom Loveless' recent take on interpreting international test scores.
February 22, 2012
How the Brown Center Report Got it Wrong: No Relationship Between Academic Standards and Student Performance?
Marc Tucker reviews the latest report from the Brown Center on Education Policy at the Brookings Institution
February 07, 2012
Marc Tucker examines the OECD data on disadvantaged students who succeed in school.
January 19, 2012
Marc Tucker discusses two different approaches to test construction.