Marc Tucker argues that there is no evidence that charter systems at scale raise student performance to global levels, and advises policymakers to instead, focus on learning from nations and states whose students are outperforming U.S. students across the board.
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May 23, 2018
January 05, 2017
Marc Tucker discusses a recent piece by Checker Finn on British Prime Minister Theresa May's education agenda and analyzes the lessons it may provide for U.S. policy makers.
June 23, 2016
Marc Tucker details a recent visit to a school in a high-poverty Hong Kong neighborhood and asks: Could such a success story happen in the United States?
April 07, 2014
Marc Tucker lays out his vision for an effective state accountability program including strategies to address low-performing schools.
March 14, 2014
Marc Tucker continues the discussion on accountability and describes how the top-performing education systems use assessments and the results to help students and schools improve.
March 19, 2012
Marc Tucker reports from the Second International Summit on the Teaching Profession in New York City.