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.
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September 08, 2016
September 01, 2016
Marc Tucker explores how the Republican Party's once-firm support for the nation's public schools has withered.
August 04, 2016
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
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
Education governance once existed outside of politics in the U.S.. Now, it's nothing but politics.
September 03, 2015
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?
June 25, 2015
In this final post in his series on annual accountability testing and students' civil rights, Marc Tucker turns his attention to the way this issue has divided the civil rights community and advocates for teachers and calls it destructive and unnecessary.
May 28, 2015
Why are civil rights groups fighting so hard for annual accountability testing when there is no evidence that it helps poor and minority students?
September 18, 2014
Marc Tucker responds to Diane Ravitch and Anthony Cody and their critique of the report "Fixing Our National Accountability System."
February 07, 2014
How the federal education agenda with an emphasis on on charters, federally imposing the Common Core initiative, teacher evaluation, and test based accountability is seeking solutions in all the wrong places and pushing policies that are not backed by evidence.