On the promise of–and problems with–the current crop of 2020 campaign education ideas. ‘At present, absent a comprehensive, urgent agenda, millions of American kids at schools like Oakland SOL continue muddling through. This is public education in America, where things are not as they should be, but that’s just about all we’ve come to expect.’
Reflections on a family visit to Disney World.
On how to ensure that English learners have equitable access to Washington, DC’s bilingual charter schools.
On ways that Washington, DC can promote equitable access to multilingual schools for English learning students.
On different data sources on your kids’ school(s)
More thoughts on outdoor early education programs
On the outdoor early education movement (and related equity tensions)
1) On new research showing that dual language learners’ early Spanish language proficiency can help them learn English and develop academically. 2) On the best children’s literature ever written. 3) On ways to get the most out of reading with your children.
Discussing dual immersion programs, English learners, and my recent article in the Atlantic on ELLevation Education’s Highest Aspirations podcast.
Interviewing Helen Thorpe, author of The Newcomers