My friends at NOPE need to broaden their scope of fraud reveals.
Dr. Howard Fuller has been on the vanguard of the fight for educational options, and today he has a message for education advocates: fight for your lives!
The longstanding arguments for charters could still be had in clean exchanges between judicious people – sans Ravitch – if we seek understanding and progress.
A fight at the ‘happiest place on Earth’ says a lot about our cultural failure. This is the best justification for ‘no excuses’ I’ve seen.
While we focus on improving education in the nation’s K-12 schools, we also need to focus on reforming education in the prisons where many who failed in public schools end up.
It’s right for equity advocates to focus attention on the students deemed needier. At the same time, they shouldn’t allow their advocacy to mean other students aren’t likely to need support too.
What happens when desegregation politics become so twisted that progressives defend racism, and conservatives champion racial justice?
Thread by @citizenstewart: “Read me for five minutes and you know one problem that gets in my grill is when “journalists” fail to make the public smarter about issues o […]”
It should be shocking that middle-class educators with college degrees and above average occupational benefits trade in these hasty, dehumanizing generalizations. Even you the reader might harbor similar classist illusions of the stereotypical low-income parent who passively allows their kids to be redlined into the dark underbelly of public schools.
Social media outrage about blackface stories doesn’t carry the same weight as focusing on endemic problems that blight the lives of children and steal their growing years. If anything, obsessions with the trivial is little more than intellectual drift, and that is the worst sin for conscious people.