Marc Tucker explains why American education flatlined in the 1970s while our international competitors continued to improve and now surpass us.
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December 19, 2013
December 13, 2013
Marc Tucker explains how fundamental changes in the way schools are managed could both attract better teachers and enable them to do their best work.
October 17, 2013
Marc Tucker argues that one of the United States' biggest challenges in education is that we don't actually have a well-designed, fully connected system in place. Our K-12 landscape is mostly the result of unrelated initiatives that often conflict with each other.
September 23, 2013
Marc Tucker reflects on why our increasing access to education has decreased while the amount of money we pour into schools and colleges has only increased.
September 05, 2013
Marc Tucker interviews David Driscoll,former commissioner of education for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, on the nation's current struggles with standards, exams and accountability.
August 20, 2013
Marc Tucker talks with David Oh, a city councilman from Philadelphia, about the city's struggle with education governance and reform.
July 11, 2013
Marc Tucker argues that we need effective governance systems in order to build a world-class education system.
May 31, 2013
Marc Tucker provides some recommendations for improving the U.S. system of education governance.
May 23, 2013
Marc Tucker argues that the country is very unlikely to match the performance of the top-performing countries without major changes to its system of education governance.
October 10, 2012
Marc Tucker argues that there is no evidence that charters, competition, and school choice will produce major improvements in student performance at the scale of a state, province or nation.