Marc Tucker takes us through the development of the U.S. education system and examines how key elements of that development have allowed a growing number of countries to far exceed American performance.
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September 12, 2018
July 26, 2018
The heated debate over how to improve schools shows no sign of slowing down. Marc Tucker argues its time to move beyond the flawed narratives that only foster division and move toward the real change that is needed.
April 12, 2018
Marc Tucker argues stagnant scores and widening gaps on the recently released 2017 NAEP results demonstrate the failure of the dominant model of American education reform.
January 25, 2018
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.
September 21, 2017
History teachers are uniquely positioned to move the country beyond its current politics of division and anger, argues Marc Tucker.
June 14, 2017
On the heels of the release of President Trump's proposed budget, Marc Tucker explores what a budget that meets the needs of citizens today and actually invests in the country's future might look like.