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Benchmarking for Success - Achieve - December 2008

Benchmarking for Success - Achieve - December 2008

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Published by Dennis Ashendorf
From International Benchmarking Advisory Group, the importance of international assessments is clarified for a US audience.
From International Benchmarking Advisory Group, the importance of international assessments is clarified for a US audience.

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Published by: Dennis Ashendorf on Dec 19, 2008
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Benchmarking for Success:
Ensuring U.S.Students ReceiveaWorld-Class Education
A report by the National GovernorsAssociation,the Council of Chief State School Officers,andAchieve,Inc
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National GovernorsAssociation
Founded in 1908,the National GovernorsAssociation (NGA) is the collective voice of the nations gover-nors and one of Washington,D.C.s most respected public policy organizations.Its members are the gov-ernors of the 50 states,three territories and two commonwealths.NGA provides governors and theirsenior staff members with services that range from representing states on Capitol Hill and before theAdministration on key federal issues to developing and implementing innovative solutions to public policychallenges through the NGA Center for Best Practices.For more information,visit www.nga.org.
Council of Chief State School Officers
The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) is a nonpartisan,nationwide,nonprofit organizationof public officials who head departments of elementary and secondary education in the states,the Dis-trict of Columbia,the Department of Defense EducationActivity,and five U.S.extra-state jurisdictions.CCSSO provides leadership,advocacy,and technical assistance on major educational issues.The Councilseeks member consensus on major educational issues and expresses their views to civic and professionalorganizations,federal agencies,Congress,and the public.
Achieve,Inc.
Created by the nation’s governors and business leaders,Achieve is a bipartisan,non-profit organizationthat helps states raise academic standards,improve assessments and strengthen accountability to prepareall young people for postsecondary success.At the 2005 National Education Summit,Achieve launchedtheAmerican Diploma Project (ADP) Network,a coalition that has grown to 34 states,educating nearly85% of public school students in the United States.TheADP Network is committed to aligning highschool expectations with the demands of college,career and life.To learn more aboutAchieve,visitwww.achieve.org.Copyright 2008,NGA,CCSSO,andAchieve.Copies of this publication are available from:National GovernorsAssociation444 N.Capitol Street NW,Suite 267Washington,DC 20009202-624-5300www.nga.org
 
Benchmarking for Success:
Ensuring U.S.Students ReceiveaWorld-Class Education
A report by the National GovernorsAssociation,the Council of Chief State School Officers,andAchieve,Inc
.

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