Former industrial workers in the United States may pine for the jobs and industries that have abandoned them, but that won't bring them back, explains Marc Tucker.
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December 15, 2016
December 01, 2016
Marc Tucker explores how future electoral success for both parties will be determined by who can deliver the education and training workers need to compete in a globalized labor market.
November 22, 2016
After a conversation with veteran public administrator Harry Spence, Marc Tucker explores the potential lessons that Japan's response to globalization could provide for the U.S. Rust Belt.
November 17, 2016
The outcome of the presidential election is leading to soul searching for both Republicans and Democrats. Tucker discusses why our education and workforce policies are a critical place to start for both parties.
November 10, 2016
Marc Tucker pens a letter to President-elect Trump exploring what he can do to make good on his promises to those who have lost out in the changing global economy.
June 09, 2016
Following up on his previous piece on the potential pitfalls of a universal basic income, Marc Tucker explains the types of income and education supports that can help workers coping with the impacts of advancing automation and economic globalization.
May 05, 2016
Career and technical education is gaining much-needed attention, but are we building the kind of system that will deliver the skills our students need to compete?
April 07, 2016
Marc Tucker on how and why the next President of the United States should make education and workforce training his or her top priority.
December 10, 2015
Education policy will dictate the future fortunes of the United States. So why, Marc Tucker wonders, are none of the presidential candidates talking about the issue?
October 08, 2015
Has our definition of being an educated person kept pace with today's fast-changing world? Marc Tucker argues it's time to reopen the question.