Marc Tucker on how and why the next President of the United States should make education and workforce training his or her top priority.
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April 07, 2016
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.
October 08, 2015
Has our definition of being an educated person kept pace with today's fast-changing world? Marc Tucker argues it's time to reopen the question.
August 06, 2015
An upcoming trip with his grandson spurs Marc Tucker to consider the challenges young people will confront in the economic landscape that lies ahead.
May 21, 2015
As other nations have before, the U.S. faces a stark choice between transforming its education system to deliver broadly-shared prosperity or continuing on its current path of growing income inequality, poverty and political instability.