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January 10, 2014

PISA Denial: Another Flavor

Marc Tucker refutes critics of PISA who claim that we can ignore the poor performance of US students because the test doesn't measure the things that really matter.

December 26, 2013

Response to the Brookings Institution Attack on PISA

Marc Tucker and Andreas Schleicher respond to charges from Tom Loveless that the PISA results for Shanghai are suspect.

October 31, 2013

Tales of the Common Core

Marc Tucker explains how America's decreasing academic expectations and grade inflation are posing serious challenges to implementing the Common Core.

August 20, 2013

School Reform in Philadelphia: A Study in Agony

Marc Tucker talks with David Oh, a city councilman from Philadelphia, about the city's struggle with education governance and reform.

June 06, 2012

A Few Questions for Obama and Romney on Education Policy

Marc Tucker poses some questions on education policy for the presidential candidates.

April 25, 2012

Finland Embraced a Highly Productive Reform Strategy; The United States is Racing Toward a Dead End—Why?

Marc Tucker traces the broad outlines of the history of education in Finland and the United States to explain why one country has experienced educational success while the other lags behind.

March 26, 2012

An Isolationist Report From the Council On Foreign Relations

Marc Tucker reviews "U.S. Education Reform and National Security", the latest report from the Council on Foreign Relations.

December 14, 2011

American Exceptionalism

Marc Tucker responds to the argument of American exceptionalism.

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