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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.

September 08, 2016

Time for the Democrats to Rethink Education Policy

In the second piece of a series, Marc Tucker argues that it's time for the Democrats to overhaul their approach to improving public schools.

September 01, 2016

Are the Republicans Abandoning Public Education?

Marc Tucker explores how the Republican Party's once-firm support for the nation's public schools has withered.

August 04, 2016

Trump, Ailes, and the Miseducation of American Citizens

How Roger Ailes and Fox News created the conditions for Donald Trump's rise and how the U.S. education system must respond.

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.

September 10, 2015

How to Lose Our Leaders: The New Politics of American Education, Part II

Education governance once existed outside of politics in the U.S.. Now, it's nothing but politics.

September 03, 2015

How to Lose Our Leaders: The New Politics of American Education, Part I

The permanent battle zone of education policy is leading to ever shorter tenures for top education leaders and officials. How did it get to this point?

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