Marc Tucker responds to a Wall Street Journal piece by former Fed Chair Alan Greenspan and Economist editor Adrian Woodridge and argues that it is challenges in our education system, rather than increasing regulation and social expenditures, that are undermining U.S. economic dynamism.
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October 18, 2018
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.
June 14, 2018
While experts disagree on the size of the effects of new technologies on the economy and society as a whole, Marc Tucker argues that the consequences for education will be nothing short of profound.
January 25, 2018
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.
November 15, 2017
Marc Tucker shares his ideas on what knowledge and experiences young people might need in order to cope with the rise of artificial intelligence technologies described in his blog from last week.
November 09, 2017
With the rise of artificial intelligence technologies, Marc Tucker discusses the implications for education and learning.
August 02, 2017
Wisconsin's $3 billion Foxconn deal is an economic and workforce loser for the state and its residents, argues Marc Tucker.
July 20, 2017
Marc Tucker challenges the notion that policy makers must choose between a strong academic education and vocational education.
June 22, 2017
Marc Tucker discusses why state efforts to define work readiness and build stronger career and technical education systems are missing the mark.
May 18, 2017
Marc Tucker discusses why immigration and education are essential components for building a highly skilled workforce.