On the many faults of local school boards.
Hechinger Report column: on centering Head Start in the design of universal pre-K. Vox, “Today Explained” podcast episode: on the challenges of building universal pre-K right.
On conservatives’ amoral abdication of leadership on school reopening.
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.
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 “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.