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

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...

School Officials File Police Report on Kindergartner with Down Syndrome

We have all heard of school districts where discretion and common sense seem non-existent and poorly drafted policies end up being used...

There Are a Few Things Missing From the NYT Review of Diane Ravitch’s New Book

Education historian turned anti-reform flamethrower Diane Ravitch is just out with a new book, Slaying Goliath, and the review by Annie Murphy...

“Equity” Is Only a Word: Largest Racial Achievement Gaps Are in America’s Most Progressive Cities

An eye-opening report has just been published that serves as a warning about how far removed the rhetoric of progressives can be...