Talked 2020 education proposals with the Fordham Institute’s David Griffith and Michael Petrilli.
On the promise of–and problems with–the current crop of 2020 campaign education ideas. ‘At present, absent a comprehensive, urgent agenda, millions of American kids at schools like Oakland SOL continue muddling through. This is public education in America, where things are not as they should be, but that’s just about all we’ve come to expect.’
On Kamala Harris’ teacher pay increase proposal and the 2020 K-12 conversation.
On the state of education politics in the run-up to the 2020 election.
On advances in the learning sciences and the stickiness of the status quo.
On how to ensure that English learners have equitable access to Washington, DC’s bilingual charter schools.
On different data sources on your kids’ school(s)
On how privileged families’ anxieties shape how they view US schools.
On problems with English learner accountability in the Every Student Succeeds Act.
Of Courtney Mykytyn, integration activist and founder of Los Angeles’ Integrated Schools.