As teacher strikes sweep the nation, Marc Tucker compares the trajectory of teaching to that of the nursing profession, one of high standards of entry and rigorous preparation.
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April 18, 2018
April 05, 2018
Having spent five weeks recovering from a bad spinal injury, Marc Tucker reflects on what it would be like if youth in our most challenged schools received the same level of care and coordination that a trauma patient receives in a leading hospital.
December 28, 2017
Marc Tucker's most-read blog posts in 2017.
October 24, 2017
Given the recent debate around charters certifying their own teachers, Marc Tucker weighs in and calls for high professional standards for all teachers regardless of school type.
October 12, 2017
Marc Tucker responds to critics of his argument that the U.S. has been sleepwalking in its approach to improving education compared to other countries.
September 14, 2017
With the U.S. facing the largest pay gap between teachers and similar professionals of any country surveyed by the OECD, Marc Tucker asks when we will finally address the embarrassingly obvious.
June 09, 2017
At a national meeting in Washington, D.C., education leaders from across the country and around the world discussed the implications of the new study from NCEE's Center on International Education Benchmarking, Empowered Educators.
June 01, 2017
Marc Tucker responds to Checker Finn's recent critique of the new international teacher quality study from NCEE and Linda Darling-Hammond, Empowered Educators.
April 27, 2017
Marc Tucker discusses the release of Linda Darling-Hammond's NCEE-supported international comparative study of teaching quality systems, Empowered Educators.
December 29, 2016
Marc Tucker's most-read blog posts in 2016.