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December 12, 2017

Free Market Reforms in Education: Is Monopoly Better?

Education in the U.S. doesn't need more disruption by the "free market", argues Marc Tucker. It needs to learn from the world's top performers about how to effectively leverage education research for improvement in the classroom.

November 15, 2017

Educating for a Digital Future: Thoughts on Curriculum

Marc Tucker shares his ideas on what knowledge and experiences young people might need in order to cope with the rise of artificial intelligence technologies described in his blog from last week.

November 09, 2017

Educating for a Digital Future: The Challenge

With the rise of artificial intelligence technologies, Marc Tucker discusses the implications for education and learning.

August 02, 2017

Foxconn in Wisconsin -- A Truly Bad Deal

Wisconsin's $3 billion Foxconn deal is an economic and workforce loser for the state and its residents, argues Marc Tucker.

May 11, 2017

Dispatch From Paris on the Eve of the Election

A conversation during a taxi ride from de Gaulle airport in Paris reflects similar political and economic dynamics in France and the U.S.

March 09, 2017

Decision Memo to State Leaders: How to (or Not to) Compete in the Global Economy

Marc Tucker presents a simple choice for governors—pursue an education and economic agenda centered on building a highly skilled workforce or allow your state to slip further behind in the global economy.

February 16, 2017

Education Alone Won't Solve Poverty, Social Isolation, and Resentment

Education is not a silver bullet solution to addressing the consequences of globalization and automation, writes Marc Tucker.

February 09, 2017

Trump's People: Understanding Thy Neighbor

Marc Tucker seeks to better understand supporters of President Trump and explores the experience of those who have lost out in a globalizing economy.

December 15, 2016

Rust Belt Workers Don't Want to Hear About Education and Retraining

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.

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.

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