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

My Blue State Followed the Science and Got Kids Back to School

Our schools just opened in person for the first time last Friday and if I could bottle my 6th grader’s excitement about...

Video: “How COVID 19 Is Spreading School Choice”

Check out this short video created and published by Reason to see how the pandemic has upended K-12 education and also revealed...

LTL Ep. 19: Background Knowledge Builds Better Readers—the Case for Social Studies (ft. Robert Pondiscio)

https://www.facebook.com/projectforeverfree/videos/3135690109863533 Robert Pondiscio is one of the few signals in the noisy education debate who actually asks the...

Samantha Bee Has Some Nerve Criticizing School Choice

Samantha Bee decided to go on the attack against school choice this week during her show, Full Frontal. Based on the first...

Unloaded BB Gun Leads to Threats of Expulsion for 10-Year-old Boy

A school in Louisiana recommended that a 4th grade boy be expelled from school because of a BB gun seen in his...

Too Many Schools See Danger in Boys (and Their Toys)

Perhaps we should have known that keeping schools closed would lead to boys being deemed “dangerous” in their own homes. It was...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Knew that Reading Mattered

While heartfelt tributes and political panic saturate America's media platforms in the wake of RBG's passing, her comments about the importance of...

Stop Trying to Indoctrinate Our Kids

I really don’t need activists trying to indoctrinate my children under the guise of classroom teaching. If they are up to the...