On how our mitigation-free pandemic approach means that your sick kid can’t get health care.
On how American structural unfairness produces educational inequity…which amplifies the unfairness.
On the shifting demographics of US public education…and preparing schools.
On the promise (and limits) of any particular education reform.
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 the civil rights value of transparent data on student achievement.
On the dual heartbreak of gun violence and political paralysis.
Of the founders of a new bilingual school in Nashville.
On the challenges of setting targets for students’ growth amidst a pandemic that erased a year (or years) of testing data.