On the state of education politics in the run-up to the 2020 election.
On the ugly consequences of framing immigration (and citizenship) in terms of merit.
An interview with former Sacramento schools superintendent Jonathan Raymond on “whole child” education.
On how President Trump’s vision for American greatness is incompatible with American exceptionalism.
The surest sign that Trump’s campaign did real damage to U.S. democratic norms.
Using Hillary Clinton’s favorite books as a key for understanding her thinking on education.
On how the path to reforming the GOP runs through a real embrace of family values.
On mistaking the symptoms of intergenerational poverty for the causes.
New Column at TPM: “Why Progressives Have Ignored Black Deaths Like Eric Garner’s For Years“
New column at Talking Points Memo: “Is a Start-Up Ethos the Best Hope for American Public Education?“