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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 7, 2020
GOP LEGISLATORS CALL GOV. COOPER’S BLUFF ON CARES ACT RELIEF MONEY. Read more »
August 29, 2020
The push to reopen school reached a new level this week as mayors and governors on both sides of the aisle, as well as the president... Read more »
August 20, 2020
Systems should be consulting parents about what they want and for their ideas, working to ensure that they have the resources they need to keep education moving in their home or neighborhood. Read more »
August 4, 2020
School districts continue to struggle with critical decisions, union threats about national strikes, and parents are taking their children’s education into their own hands like never before. Read more »
August 3, 2020
Teachers unions are using Covid-19 as a political weapon. Read more »
July 31, 2020
“Go and set the world on fire.” Those simple words from St. Ignatius of Loyola, whose feast day is today, colored all of his works, most notably the establishment of the Jesuits, among whose leading contributions is Catholic education. Read more »
July 31, 2020
As school systems are struggling to manage the myriad challenges of reopening, the American Federation of Teachers Union President Randi Weingarten announced that her union had approved teacher strikes as a “last resort” to protest school reopening plans that do not meet its laundry list of demands and safety standards. Read more »
July 30, 2020
The reactions to a recent article about reopening school and the pernicious effects of delaying school, in any form, any longer, have reminded me of a fundamental tenet of good communication: Never assume your reader knows anything about your subject. Read more »
July 28, 2020
Instead of preparing to reopen schools, unions have spent their own members' time and resources on securing concessions and negotiating contracts. Read more »