Neither Trump's trade policies nor Sanders' promise of free college are strategies that will build the workforce we need to compete in the global economy, writes Marc Tucker.
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January 25, 2018
December 12, 2017
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
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
With the rise of artificial intelligence technologies, Marc Tucker discusses the implications for education and learning.
August 02, 2017
Wisconsin's $3 billion Foxconn deal is an economic and workforce loser for the state and its residents, argues Marc Tucker.
May 11, 2017
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
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 is not a silver bullet solution to addressing the consequences of globalization and automation, writes Marc Tucker.
February 09, 2017
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
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.