Brookings Mountain West
Tom Loveless, a former sixth-grade teacher and Harvard public policy professor, is an expert on student achievement, education policy, and reform in K-12 schools. He also is a member of the National Math Advisory Panel. What do we know about U.S. students' academic achievement compared to students in other countries? The talk will present the latest evidence on U.S. performance on international tests and examine long term trends. In addition, the performance of Nevada and Las Vegas students will be reviewed in the context of national and international assessments.
Economic development; Educational tests and measurements; Mathematics--Study and teaching; Nevada--Clark County; Programme for International Student Assessment; Third International Mathematics and Science Study
Education | Educational Sociology | International and Comparative Education
U.S. Student Achievement From A Global Perspective.
Available at: http://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/brookings_lectures_events/35