On how your opportunity hoarding hurts democracy.
On the private selfishness lurking beneath Washington, DC’s public progressivism.
On the prospects of keeping our democratic institutions while losing our democratic culture.
On how political mythology is ruining policies effective at reducing child poverty.
Column in the Education Post with a few more thoughts about school integration and U.S. gentrification. Report at The Century Foundation on ways that schools can focus their pandemic recovery efforts on English learners.
I wrote a review in the Washington Post of Courtney E. Martin’s Learning in Public: Lessons for a Racially Divided America From My Daughter’s School. I co-authored this new Children’s Equity Project report on how Head Start can be incorporated into any push towards universal pre-K in the United States.
On a new study of how wealthy, white parents talk about schools when they’re anonymous and unaccountable.
On how current child allowance proposals would shift the framing of child poverty in the United States.
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.