On the untimely passing of a leader of the school integration movement.
On the education debates we’re currently avoiding.
On how bilingual education is at risk of becoming a tool for primarily serving the privileged.
On how a summer of attacks rhetorical, substantive, and/or violent are impacting immigrant families and their children in U.S. schools.
On a recent charter schools debate at a National Urban League summit.
On the importance of supporting English learners in the Trump era.
On the politics of education reform in California.
On inequality and the state of progressive education policy thinking in the Democratic presidential primary debates.
Talked 2020 education proposals with the Fordham Institute’s David Griffith and Michael Petrilli.
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.’