On the challenge of gathering annual academic achievement data in the wake of a global pandemic.
On how schools’ expanding mission makes it more complicated to close them in an emergency.
On blaming charter schools for the deeper inequities plaguing public education.
On the challenges of measuring English learners’ development accurately.
On the inherent injustice of neighborhood schools.
On the costs of treating charter schools as part of a broader “school choice” movement.
On Joseph Sternberg’s Theft of a Decade and the problems inherent in hiding class conflict beneath a generational lens.
On avoiding the false choice between addressing poverty and addressing educational inequities.
On the untimely passing of a leader of the school integration movement.
On how tests aren’t a major problem in public education…but test prep might be.