September 2012 Archives

Marc Tucker argues that school choice and market incentives in education will only serve to make good schools better and bad schools worse.


David Brooks is, in my view, one of the most thoughtful and well-informed columnists writing today.  So I was delighted to see that he had written a piece on the Chicago teachers' strike.  Delighted, that is, until I saw what had written.In his column, Brooks makes a sharp distinction between the "tradable" sector and the public sector.  The first is that part of our economy in which businesses slug it out in the intensely competitive market for goods and services traded across national borders.  The second is full of services provided in markets with weak competition and ...


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


Marc Tucker responds to educator Marion Brady's objections to the common core state standards.


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