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June 18, 2015

The 'T-Shaped Curriculum': Liberal Arts, Technical Education, or Both?

In this blog Marc explains why strong technical skills alone are not enough for students who will enter today's rapidly changing workforce. Now, more than ever, students need a solid education in the liberal arts.

April 07, 2014

Designing a State Accountability Program: Part I

Marc Tucker lays out his vision for an effective state accountability program including strategies to address low-performing schools.

June 14, 2013

The Common Core Mathematics Standards and Community College Requirements

Responding to a comment on his blog, Marc Tucker explains how the findings of NCEE's recent report, "What Does It Really Mean to be College and Work Ready? The Mathematics Required of First Year Community College Students", relate to the common core state standards.

June 19, 2012

STEM: Why It Makes No Sense

Marc Tucker argues that in order to increase student skills in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, the United States will have to abandon STEM programs.

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