Donald Trump, Betsy DeVos, and the Republican Party may support charter schools, but that doesn’t mean that charter school educators are willing and/or able to overlook the full range of their education proposals. If we lower high school graduation standards, we shouldn’t cheer ensuing increases in graduation rates.
Trump’s budget will harm underserved kids in myriad ways
On why Massachusetts could use more charter schools.
On how neighborhood schools reproduce and reinforce privilege in the United States
Talking New Orleans and education reform on camera Answering questions on the intersection between early education and bilingual education
A review of Dale Russakoff’s new book on Newark’s fraught efforts at school reform: The Prize
New column at Washington City Paper: “Why Do Other Parents Care Where I Send My Kid to School?“
New column at Talking Points Memo: “Is a Start-Up Ethos the Best Hope for American Public Education?“
New column at Cato Unbound: “Crafting Educational Markets: Some Evidence from Washington, D.C.“
New column at the Atlantic: “What Applying to Charter Schools Showed Me About Inequality” New column at Talking Points Memo: “Play Ball: A Tigers Victory Would Still Leave the City of Detroit Behind“