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July 25, 2014

An Interview With Dennis Van Roekel

Marc Tucker interviews outgoing NEA President Dennis Van Roekel about his career and how teaching and teachers' unions have changed.

June 20, 2014

Teachers' Unions: Moment of Truth

Discussing the implications of the Vergara v. California case, Marc Tucker finds that teacher unions are at a critical crossroads - they can either fight to maintain blue collar working conditions or decide that they want to be true professionals and take on the associated compensation, status, risk and obligations.

March 29, 2014

Designing an Accountability System: Setting the Stage

Marc Tucker offers recommendations for redesigning not only our accountability scheme but our entire education system in order to provide all students the kind and quality of education formerly reserved for the elite.

March 21, 2014

Accountability and the Modern Teachers' Union

In his fifth blog post on accountability, Marc Tucker addresses the question: How can we move to a professional model of teaching when we have unions that are based on a blue-collar model of teaching?

September 13, 2012

The Politics of the Chicago Teachers' Strike

Marc Tucker weighs-in on the politics of the Chicago teachers' strike.

May 08, 2012

Teacher Quality and Teacher Accountability

Marc Tucker argues for converting teaching from a blue collar occupation into a high status profession that offers profound satisfaction and reasonable compensation.

January 05, 2012

An International Perspective on Teacher Quality

Marc Tucker provides an international perspective on teacher quality.

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