Erika Sanzi

Erika Sanzi is a former educator and elected school committee member and the chief editor of this site, Project Forever Free. She is also a senior visiting fellow at the Thomas B. Fordham Institute. She blogs at Good School Hunting and occasionally writes for other outlets including Scary Mommy, The 74, and The Hill. She is the mother of three school aged sons who currently attend a district school, a charter school, and a private school—in 3 different zip codes! Rhode Island is home.

Latest Articles

They Didn’t Get to Say Goodbye

I have spent the week having flashbacks to a Friday in 2001 when I sobbed in my classroom. It was the middle...

Yes, We Are Overwhelmed but Together We Can and Will Keep Kids Learning and Engaged

I wish my kids loved to read. But they don’t. They don’t even like it very much. And this may present a...

For Progressives, Solidarity with the Black Community Comes with Conditions

Progressives seem to have a problem when it comes to their claim of solidarity with the black community—it turns out that their...

Arresting a 6-Year-Old Child at School Can’t Be Who We Are

A 6-year-old girl named Kaia Rolle threw a tantrum at her school in September. She lost control and punched and kicked several...

AOC: Choice for Me, Not for Thee

Alexandria Ocasio Cortez is all in for Bernie, all in for dancing in the streets with striking teachers and all in for...

A Conversation About Why the Culture Must Stop Lying to Our Sons

I wrote a piece on President's Day that has gone absolutely viral—it has clearly hit a nerve. The title of the piece,...

School Reform Champion Warns Democratic Candidates “You Better Check Yourself”

Dr. Howard Fuller is a longtime civil rights activist and school reform advocate who supports “parent choice.” He believes that parents should...

Correcting Bernie Sanders’ False and Dishonest Claims About Charter Schools

Bernie Sanders is hostile to charter schools. We know that. But it's high time he be held accountable for the blatant lies...