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.
Examples of how (a few) states are using newfound education policy flexibility to improve how they serve English learners.
Trump’s budget will harm underserved kids in myriad ways
Privileged parents will game any flexibility built into school enrollment systems, DC Edition
Critics of the Secretary of Education should worry more about what she won’t do.
The Party of Trump is poised to eliminate key civil rights protections for underserved kids.
On how President Trump’s vision for American greatness is incompatible with American exceptionalism.
On Betsy DeVos, guns, and serious thinking about how to reduce violence in schools.
New column at the 74 Million on how today’s kindergartners look nothing like Trump’s voter base.
The surest sign that Trump’s campaign did real damage to U.S. democratic norms.