Marc Tucker interviews outgoing NEA President Dennis Van Roekel about his career and how teaching and teachers' unions have changed.
All Blog Posts With workforce Tag or Category
July 25, 2014
July 09, 2014
The House is set to pass the bipartisan workforce development bill Wednesday afternoon by a wide margin. The measure would provide greater access to job training for students entering the workforce with special needs.
July 02, 2014
Test-based accountability forces teachers to abandon their interest in helping students develop many of the qualities that will actually help them succeed in workplace and life.
June 13, 2014
A look at Switzerland's vocational education system and what the United States could stand to learn from their success.
June 11, 2014
Lawmakers from both chambers and both sides of the aisle in Congress said Tuesday that they expect the workforce bill to pass before their July recess.
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.
May 15, 2014
Labor market data do not support industry claims of a looming shortage of scientists and engineers, argues Michael Teitelbaum in a new book.
April 14, 2014
Marc Tucker describes the professional role of teachers in his proposed state accountability plan.
March 11, 2014
The newspaper offers a detailed account of the lives of men with intellectual disabilities who worked for decades at a turkey-processing plant, earning less than $100 a month.