On the problem of living in a not-serious country during a pandemic.
On “How to Educate an American” and the impossible task of separating conservatism from Trumpism.
On COVID, public schools, and the inequities stymying a better pandemic response.
On racial disparities in early education…particularly as they connect to discipline.
On the state of the research on early word gaps and language development.
On new research studying open enrollment policies (and corresponding school lotteries) in Washington, DC.
On whether or not we can safely reopen schools in person this fall (most communities probably can’t).
On the end of our longstanding paradigm for improving schools.
On the impossibility of safely reopening schools without meaningfully reducing community spread of the coronavirus.
On the Trump administration’s threat to withhold federal education funding from schools that do not reopen for in-person instruction this fall.