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March 23, 2017

The Trump Budget's Assault on Reason

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

Decision Memo to State Leaders: How to (or Not to) Compete in the Global Economy

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

Political Parties Go After the Working Class, But Are They Serious?

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

Trump's People: Understanding Thy Neighbor

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

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.

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