Speaker: Tom Loveless, Brookings Institution, Nonresident Senior Fellow - Governance Studies, Brown Center on Education Policy
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 presents the latest evidence on U.S. performance on international tests and examines long term trends. In addition, the performance of Nevada and Las Vegas students are reviewed in the context of national and international assessments.