NCEE Skills Commission


  • U.S. High Schools in Eight States to Implement World-Class Instructional Systems and Examinations

    On February 17, eight states announced they will join with the National Center on Education and the Economy (NCEE) to use the world’s best instructional systems and examinations to dramatically increase the number of students who leave high school ready to succeed in college.

    Review audio from the Board Examination Project Press ConferenceListen to the Tuesday, February 17, 2010 press announcement

  • "Tough Choices" Education Initiative Grows with the Addition of Three States and a Newly-Announced NEA-Business Coalition

    On March 10th, two of the nation’s leading business groups joined with the nation’s largest education employees union to announce they “urge states and the federal government to give a fair trial” to the Tough Choices or Tough Times education reform framework. Likewise, three additional states, Arizona, Delaware and New Mexico, announced that they will join Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Utah in implementing Tough Choices or Tough Times in their states.


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  • Washington Post opinion piece, “10 Steps to World-Class Schools” by William Brock, Ray Marshall and Marc Tucker

  • New Commission on The Skills Of The American Workforce Endorses ‘The Opportunity Equation’—Sees Intersection Of Interests Mobilizing For Education Reform