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Marc Tucker

Marc Tucker


Marc Tucker is the founder, CEO, and president of the National Center on Education and the Economy. A leader of the standards-driven education reform movement, Tucker has been studying the strategies used by the countries with the most successful education systems for three decades. He created New Standards—a precursor to the Common Core, the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, the Commission on the Skills of the American Workforce, and its successor, the New Commission on the Skills of the American Workforce; and he was instrumental in creating the National Skill Standards Board. Tucker also created the National Institute of School Leadership.

Primary Topics

Instructional Strategies
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Professional Learning
Let Teachers Work and Learn in Teams—Like Professionals
Marc Tucker
4 years ago

Globally Ready—Or Not?
Marc Tucker
6 years ago

Books by Marc

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Leading High-Performance School Systems: Lessons from the World's Best (Print Book)


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