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September 06, 2018

The Tangled Web: The High School Diploma, College and Career Readiness Standards and Career and Technical Education

Marc Tucker looks at how low bars for college and career readiness standards, career and technical education and high school graduation requirements are leaving U.S. students two and three years behind their peers in top-performing systems.

July 12, 2018

An Open Letter to Secretary DeVos: How to Create a World-Class Career and Technical Education System

In an open letter to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, Marc Tucker outlines what it would take for the United States to build a career and technical education system on par with those of top-performing countries.

May 27, 2014

Unacceptable Options for Our Most Vulnerable Students

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.

January 17, 2014

On Writing

Marc Tucker explains why US students have such poor writing skills and what we can do to change that.

May 10, 2013

What Does it Really Mean to be College and Work Ready?

Marc Tucker explains the findings of his organization's study on the English and mathematics requirements to be successful in the first year of community colleges.

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