On conservatives’ amoral abdication of leadership on school reopening.
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.
On schools adapting to serve English learners during the pandemic.
On a new study of how wealthy, white parents talk about schools when they’re anonymous and unaccountable.
Outlining the challenges of engaging ELs during the pandemic + some ideas for overcoming those.
On the problem of living in a not-serious country during a pandemic.
On “How to Educate an American” and the impossible task of separating conservatism from Trumpism.
On the urgent need for numeracy–mathematical fluency–in our troubled moment.
On COVID, public schools, and the inequities stymying a better pandemic response.
On racial disparities in early education…particularly as they connect to discipline.