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December 01, 2016

Education and Job Training Policy: The Key to the Future of American Politics?

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

What Japan Can Teach Us About the 'Rust Belt Revolt'

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

Trump and the Rust Belt: Making Sense of the Election

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

Dear President-Elect Trump

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

Support Those Who Want to Work, Not Those Who Don't

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: What's the Goal?

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

A Presidential Agenda for the Americans Left Behind

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

Still Waiting for the Presidential Candidates to Talk About Education

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

What Does It Mean to Be an Educated Person Today?

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.

July 01, 2015

Why Some Economies Grow and Others Don't

This week Marc Tucker reviews a new book by Eric Hanushek and Ludger Woessmann showing that quality of education has a major impact on a nation's economy

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