Economic instability and racial disparities threaten American children's educational and health progress, according to a new study.
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July 22, 2014
June 13, 2014
A look at Switzerland's vocational education system and what the United States could stand to learn from their success.
June 06, 2014
Marc Tucker explains how housing segregation leads to school segregation and calls for reforming our school finance system.
May 27, 2014
In order to meet the demands of our workforce, the United States must build a strong vocational education and training system and provide students who want to pursue this path with much stronger academic skills then they currently have now.
December 19, 2013
Marc Tucker explains why American education flatlined in the 1970s while our international competitors continued to improve and now surpass us.
November 08, 2013
How important is a strong vocational education and training system to national economic success?
November 07, 2013
North Carolina teachers, parents, and supporters of public schools staged "walk-ins" this past week to protests cuts in public education. The architect of these bad policies should pay close attention and start listening instead of lecturing.
September 30, 2013
If we cannot find the funding for our public schools how can we expect things like the achievement gap to close or high school graduation rates to rise? It was understandable that budgets had to be slashed when the bottom dropped out of the economy but now that we are in a more stable place, it is time to get back to funding what matters most: the education of our K-12 students.
September 03, 2013
What students study matters more than where they go to college, says a new report by the American Institutes for Research.
August 30, 2013
Marc Tucker interviews Nancy Hoffman, Vice President and Senior Advisor at Jobs for the Future, about the less talked about side of Finland's education system - vocational education and training.