On avoiding the false choice between addressing poverty and addressing educational inequities.
On how a summer of attacks rhetorical, substantive, and/or violent are impacting immigrant families and their children in U.S. schools.
Profiling Washington, DC’s universal pre-K program.
On a recent charter schools debate at a National Urban League summit.
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.’
Of Arne Duncan’s new book.
Thoughts on the 15th anniversary of No Child Left Behind’s passage.
On how the country’s latest K–12 education law is (as I predicted!) failing to protect underserved kids.