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By continuing to embrace an industrial-age model based on low labor costs, American education has been left in the dust by countries that have embraced a professional model of teaching and school organization, writes Marc Tucker.


As teacher strikes sweep the nation, Marc Tucker compares the trajectory of teaching to that of the nursing profession, one of high standards of entry and rigorous preparation.


Marc Tucker argues stagnant scores and widening gaps on the recently released 2017 NAEP results demonstrate the failure of the dominant model of American education reform.


Having spent five weeks recovering from a bad spinal injury, Marc Tucker reflects on what it would be like if youth in our most challenged schools received the same level of care and coordination that a trauma patient receives in a leading hospital.


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