Marc Tucker explores how A Nation at Risk ushered in a damaging era of profound distrust in professional educators based on a false narrative of the decline of American education.
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May 02, 2018
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 23, 2017
President Trump's proposed budget is an attack on what actually makes America great—our commitment to rational inquiry, openness and educating all of our citizens—argues Marc Tucker.
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.
March 02, 2017
With a populist wave reshaping the American political landscape as we know it, Marc Tucker makes an appeal for bold leadership that doesn't shy away from hard truths about the future of work and education.
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 01, 2016
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
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
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
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.