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.’
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 the outdoor early education movement (and related equity tensions)
Discussing dual immersion programs, English learners, and my recent article in the Atlantic on ELLevation Education’s Highest Aspirations podcast.
Thoughts on the DC Public Schools enrollment scandal that brought down chancellor Antwan Wilson
DC’s public schools have tried basically every education policy idea we’ve got, but they still have so far to go. What’s next?
Trump’s budget will harm underserved kids in myriad ways
Privileged parents will game any flexibility built into school enrollment systems, DC Edition
New papers out on how schools in San Antonio (TX), Washington (DC), and Portland’s (OR) David Douglas School District are improving how they serve dual language learners. Companion column at The 74 Million on how No Child Left Behind showed up in our research. Companion column at the Education Post on how it’s time to start scaling good … Continue reading