January 2013 Archives

Marc Tucker looks at how the federal role in education has changed over the past few decades and suggests that before the federal role grows even larger, the nation should have a major conversation about the direction of education reform.

In response to Yong Zhao's arguments against the Common Core State Standards, Marc Tucker explains that far from diminishing students' creativity and entrepreneurial spirit, well developed and internationally benchmarked standards can and should foster the critical thinking and analytical skills our students will find vital to competing in an increasingly global market.

Marc Tucker examines the federal role in education today and argues, that in principal, there is very little distinguishing it from the state role in education.


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