|6350||CAN WE COMPETE? (MARC TUCKER)||CAN WE COMPETE? (MARC TUCKER)||1992||color||28 min||vhs|| (Upon Reflection series)
Host Marcia Alvar speaks with Marc Tucker, President of the National Center for Education and the Economy, and author of Thinking for a Living: Education and the Wealth of Nations. Mr. Tucker relates the history of the American educational system and its relationship to a mass-production industry/economy. He examines the national economic policies of Germany and Japan after the Second World War. He shows how the U.S. can compete only on a quality level with these high-wage economies. He calls for a restructuring of the American educational system to meet the needs of industry.