Marc Tucker explains how the reauthorization of the Perkins Act presents an opportunity to address the urgent need to greatly improve our career and technical education system.
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May 19, 2016
May 12, 2016
In the second part of a series on career and technical education, Marc Tucker argues that CTE should be both academically demanding and result in a meaningful credential for graduates.
May 05, 2016
Career and technical education is gaining much-needed attention, but are we building the kind of system that will deliver the skills our students need to compete?
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.
March 17, 2016
New data on U.S. workforce skills show once again that U.S. workers are at an increasing disadvantage in the global labor market.
February 25, 2016
Marc Tucker interviews global education thought leader, futurist, and expert Charles Fadel on how to prepare today's students for the changes they'll face in tomorrow's world.
January 07, 2016
Some governors in the American South are pinning their economic development hopes on attracting low-skill, low-wage employers. That's a formula for further impoverishment of those states and their residents, argues Marc Tucker.
December 10, 2015
Education policy will dictate the future fortunes of the United States. So why, Marc Tucker wonders, are none of the presidential candidates talking about the issue?
October 22, 2015
In a special guest blog post, Ron Wolk, founding editor of Education Week and Teacher Magazine, details his vision for the future of U.S. schools.
October 15, 2015
While most U.S. educators scorn Europe's "tracking" of students, the reality is that students in U.S. schools are part of a very aggressive sorting system that yields less social mobility, not more.