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October 21, 2020
Policy changes continue to ignore the fact that parents and families have been put in the drivers’ seat and instead focus on funding public schools that are empty, rather than homes that have become the defacto school for most. Read more »
October 21, 2020
For years, measures like the Nation’s Report Cardhave assessed educational opportunity in America. Long story short: Our scores are abysmal, and our children are falling further and further behind both national and international norms. Read more »
October 9, 2020
Innovative schools and teachers are utilizing new products and technologies more rapidly, lifting constraints on what the typical physical classroom can do. Read more »
October 5, 2020
Rather than innovate, de Blasio plans to extricate himself from Covid’s challenges. Read more »
September 22, 2020
"There were very little opportunities for parents to say well hold on, have you thought about the fact that we have to work as well or we're all going to be in the same house working." Michael Musante, from the Center for Education Reform, said. "Those decisions were made very high up and handed down." Read more »
September 18, 2020
When public forums are framed in deliberately misleading language, we know there's harmful intent to spread disinformation. In Washington, D.C., anti-charter school forces are organizing community forums clad in pleasing language like “transparency” and “accountability.” Read more »
September 14, 2020
“Education right now is under a microscope like never before, and the problem is that districts don’t work for most people,” Allen said. “Secretary DeVos is really fortunate to be in a position where the most important worldwide concern right now is at her feet to handle as she might see fit.” Read more »
September 7, 2020
September 1, 2020
A wasted summer: How the Sacramento teachers union leaders are hurting your kids BY MARCOS BRETÓN for the SACRAMENTO BEE AUGUST 26, 2020 05:00 AM A little more than a week until the scheduled Sept. 3 start of instruction at the Sacramento City Unified School district and we still have no distance learning plan for […] Read more »
August 29, 2020
Expand educational opportunities that can yield improved economic outcomes for all Americans, particularly our youth. Read more »