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Marc Tucker

Marc Tucker is the president of the National Center on Education and the Economy in Washington, D.C.

Recent Stories

Why Americans should not be coming up with their own solutions to teacher training issues

A look at British Columbia, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Singapore

Are community colleges truly preparing the future American workforce?

America’s community colleges are viewed by many—ourselves included—as a not-so-secret weapon in the nation’s competitiveness arsenal. They are the key to a good life for many of our nation’s youth…

How the executive branch is reshaping education ― with little debate

WASHINGTON ― In December, the application from the State of California for a waiver from the provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) was denied by the U.S.…

Blaming U.S. teachers for poor performance of students is not the answer

To some, the Chicago teachers’ strike that ended Tuesday proves what they’ve been saying all along: That the teachers and their unions, when you get right down to it,…