On how the administration’s immigration policies are harming US-born children of immigrants.
On the ugly consequences of framing immigration (and citizenship) in terms of merit.
On the Trump administration’s most recent attack on immigrant families — and U.S.-citizen children.
On family separation, indefinite detention, and the United States’ unwillingness to prioritize the well-being of children (whether or not they’re immigrants).
On how US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ embrace of charter schools is—paradoxically—harming these schools.
Went on the No Wrong Answers podcast to discuss my recent 74 Million piece on how immigrant children view America—and the American Dream.
On how children of immigrants view Donald Trump, his supporters, and the future of the United States.
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.
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.