Author: Marc Tucker

Cross-posted at Education Week You've never been to Estonia?  You owe it to yourself to go.  We just returned and the warm glow of the visit has not yet worn off.  We cannot wait to go back. What these modest, friendly and highly educated people have pulled...

Cross-posted at Education Week Forty years ago, the United States had the best-educated workforce in the world. Not any more. Not even close, says the Educational Testing Service in a new report: America’s Skills Challenge: Millennials and the Future. The report is based on ETS’s analysis...

Cross-posted at Education Week We Americans have long thought of our public education system as the great equalizer, the route out of poverty for new immigrants, the poor and the ambitious.  That was true for a long time, but it isn't true anymore.   Now, poverty is...