Marc Tucker writes that money in the American Rescue Plan Act should be used to change and modernize the nation’s education and job training systems and states should prioritize supports and policies that will better prepare their people for the future.
Anthony Mackay and Arne Duncan, former U.S Secretary of Education, discuss the role of education in strengthening America’s democracy. Duncan identifies three education “nation-building goals” that the U.S. should focus on to create better outcomes for all young people.
The legislation paves the way for Maryland to build a public education system that provides the foundation for broadly shared prosperity for its citizens, one of the world’s most skilled workforces for its employers, and rewarding careers for its students.
Joyce Elliott and Anthony Mackay will serve as Co-Chairs of the NCEE’s board, bringing complementary national and international expertise and experience as they advance the agenda of NCEE.