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.
On how to gather better data on the diversity within the “English Learners” student group.
On how to advance equity in early education now.