National Center on Education and the Economy (NCEE) | Tucker's Blog
Marc Tucker is president of the National Center on Education and the Economy. For two decades, his research has focused on the policies and practices of the countries with the best education systems. His latest book is Surpassing Shanghai: An Agenda for American Education Built on the World's Leading Systems.
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.
The world's best Career and Technical Education systems produce graduates with industry-recognized credentials that have real economic value. Marc Tucker argues that's the exception rather than the rule for US CTE programs.
Marc Tucker argues that there is no evidence that charter systems at scale raise student performance to global levels, instead, focus on learning from nations and states whose students are outperforming U.S. students across the board.