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International Tests, Global Comparisons
Beyond the Border: Covering U.S. Education in a Global Context

International Tests, Global Comparisons

Welcome Address

  • Caroline Hendrie, Education Writers Association
  • Michael Feuer, The George Washington University

Why do global comparisons in education matter? What do international assessments reveal, and what are their limitations? Have some countries been over-hyped based on their test scores? How do reporters make sense of it all for their readers?

  • Marc Tucker, National Center on Education and the Economy
  • Tom Loveless, Brookings Institution
  • Caroline Hendrie, Education Writers Association (moderator)