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September 12, 2018

Is What Once Made U.S. Schools Great Now Holding Them Back?

Marc Tucker takes us through the development of the U.S. education system and examines how key elements of that development have allowed a growing number of countries to far exceed American performance.

July 26, 2018

How Stories, More Than Facts, Shape the Possibilities for Education Reform

The heated debate over how to improve schools shows no sign of slowing down. Marc Tucker argues its time to move beyond the flawed narratives that only foster division and move toward the real change that is needed.

April 12, 2018

NAEP: Do the Data Show That 'Education Reform' Has Worked—Or That It Hasn't?

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.

January 25, 2018

Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump on Jobs: Both Wrong

Neither Trump's trade policies nor Sanders' promise of free college are strategies that will build the workforce we need to compete in the global economy, writes Marc Tucker.

September 21, 2017

Can History Teachers Build a New Politics?

History teachers are uniquely positioned to move the country beyond its current politics of division and anger, argues Marc Tucker.

June 14, 2017

The Trump Budget Won't Make America Great Again

On the heels of the release of President Trump's proposed budget, Marc Tucker explores what a budget that meets the needs of citizens today and actually invests in the country's future might look like.



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