Academic Gateways and International Best Practices Report/Fact SheetSeptember 26, 2017
How Does the United States Stack Up? International Comparisons of Academic Achievement Report/Fact SheetAugust 01, 2017
Teacher and Leader Effectiveness in High-Performing Education Systems Report/Fact SheetMarch 16, 2011
This report examines lessons from these high-performing systems that the United States can apply, and provides detailed descriptions of the policies from each system.
Teacher and Leader Effectiveness: Lessons Learned from High-Performing Education Systems Report/Fact SheetMarch 16, 2011
The issue of teacher effectiveness has risen rapidly to the top of the education policy agenda, and the federal government and states are considering bold steps to improve teacher and leader effectiveness.
PISA 2009 Results: What Students Know and Can Do Student Performance in Reading, Mathematics, and Science, Vol. 1 (OECD report) Report/Fact SheetDecember 07, 2010
The 2009 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) results were released by the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) on December 7 in Paris, France.
The High Cost of Low Educational Performance: The Long-Run Economic Impact of Improving PISA Outcomes (an OECD report) Report/Fact SheetJanuary 28, 2010
The report shows that achievable gains in educational performance yield tens of trillions of dollars in gains in a nation’s gross domestic product.
Short Sighted: How America’s Lack of Attention to International Education Studies Impedes Improvement Report/Fact SheetMarch 23, 2009
To future generations, Americans’ current educational myopia is likely to appear, at best, a negligent failure to anticipate and meet the needs of the nation and its citizens.
Facts For Education Advocates: International Comparisons (copublished with the College Board) Report/Fact SheetJanuary 01, 2009
The fifth in a multi-issue series provides a “Facts for Education Advocates” feature focusing on international comparisons in education.
Recognizing that no tool is more important than information to help educators and other advocates improve the country’s educational system, the College Board and the Alliance for Excellent Education have formed a partnership to develop a series of fact sheets highlighting the state of American schools and their students.
International Comparisons of Academic Achievement Report/Fact SheetMarch 31, 2008
Over the past thirty years, the modern workplace has radically changed, and the demands on those making the transition from the classroom to the workforce continue to rise.