On the shifting demographics of US public education…and preparing schools.
On the civil rights value of transparent data on student achievement.
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.
On actions the Biden administration can take to advance equity in early education while waiting for action from Congress.
TCF report on updating federal policies shaping English learners’ educations…and a 74 Million column summarizing some of its main ideas.
Column in the Education Post with a few more thoughts about school integration and U.S. gentrification. Report at The Century Foundation on ways that schools can focus their pandemic recovery efforts on English learners.
I wrote a review in the Washington Post of Courtney E. Martin’s Learning in Public: Lessons for a Racially Divided America From My Daughter’s School. I co-authored this new Children’s Equity Project report on how Head Start can be incorporated into any push towards universal pre-K in the United States.