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 […]”
The public generally agrees that teachers deserve better pay and more urgent attention to the decline in resources many of them face. They have every right to stand up for themselves, but when they attack charter schools and attempt to prevent families from accessing schools they want, it’s time to reconsider our support.
As a black education advocate, and a supporter of alternative education, it gets tiring having these basic bloggers who are threatened by competition constantly attempting to define my work as something it’s not.
When it comes to school choice we should follow what our leaders do more than what they say.
Sometimes choosing to homeschool isn’t the result of terrible issues with local schools. Sometimes it’s just a choice. This mother tells of her journey there. Does public education inspire a desire for learning? Or do my children generally spend most of their time wrestling with their identity, responding to labels and uncertain interactions with peers…
Will the real Democrats please stand up? By “real” I mean those who oppose any form of school reform. It’s an absurd premise but one made more real now that we are told, with Donald Trump in the White House and privatization maven Betsy DeVoss heading the Department of Education, the time has come for…
Wise people have said for eternity if you want to see what people truly believe watch what they do, not what they say. In education that means seeing how many advocates of traditional public schools choose selective schools for themselves. They do this while blocking access to to educational options for poor families of color….