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

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...

Video: Why We Must Fund Every Kid

Parents are scrambling and in some cases, panicking, over how they are going to manage this upcoming school year. As more and...

LTL Ep.18: Fund Every Kid: What Does It Mean and Who Wants to Do It? (ft. Matt Frendewey)

https://www.facebook.com/projectforeverfree/videos/321292342638280/ The premise is simple: At a time when tens of millions of students face nearly six months...

LTL Ep. 17: Education Emergency—Why We Must Fund and Measure Everything

https://www.facebook.com/103231601056933/videos/977507339416708 Marc Porter Magee and Derrell Bradford of 50CAN, a non-profit and non-partisan education advocacy organization, are convinced...

LTL Ep. 16: Justice in the Classroom (ft. Sharif El-Mekki)

https://www.facebook.com/103231601056933/videos/750956065464556 Sharif El-Mekki is a lifelong educator and father of six who believes deeply that justice in the...