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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.

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?

September 18, 2012

Chicago Teachers' Strike: Part II

David Brooks is, in my view, one of the most thoughtful and well-informed columnists writing today.  So I was delighted to see that he had written a piece on the Chicago teachers' strike.  Delighted, that is, until I saw what had written.In his column, Brooks makes a sharp distinction betw...

September 13, 2012

The Politics of the Chicago Teachers' Strike

Marc Tucker weighs-in on the politics of the Chicago teachers' strike.

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