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

LTL Ep. 9: One Mom’s Aha Moment (ft. Holly Korbey)

https://www.facebook.com/projectforeverfree/videos/614383469163315/ Holly Korbey is a Nashville mom of three boys and also an education journalist and author. After...

Holly Korbey: Elementary Schools Are Doing Too Much Too Fast

Holly Korbey is a Nashville mom of three boys and also an education and parenting writer and author. She recently shared her...

LTL Ep. 8: The Mom of 3 Who Is Also CEO of Baltimore’s Schools (ft. Sonja Santelises)

https://www.facebook.com/projectforeverfree/videos/924203054671501/ Sonja Santelises is a bold and relatable leader who is able to cut through the noise in...

Education Advocate Walter Blanks Jr. Tells President Trump, “I’m Coming for the White House!”

Walter Blanks Jr. is a twenty-four year old who credits his life today with the educational opportunities he had as a child....

LTL Ep. 7: My Educational Journey (ft. Walter Blanks Jr.)

https://www.facebook.com/projectforeverfree/videos/277684900286511/ Walter Blanks Jr. took Erika through his educational journey and explained why he is so convinced that...

LTL Ep. 6: When Students Are Also Parents (ft. Melissa Slaiger and Jessica Waters)

https://www.facebook.com/projectforeverfree/videos/2896228130493562/ Melissa Slaiger and Jessica Waters spend their days working with pregnant and parenting teens and both know...

Video: The Boy Crisis in Our Schools

Boys are struggling in America's schools. Girls are on an ascendancy while their brothers fall further and further behind. They live in...

LTL Ep. 5: COVID-19 Hit Schools Like a Tsunami — Where are we now and What’s Next? (ft. Mike Magee)

https://www.facebook.com/projectforeverfree/videos/4013640282010125/ School closures have students spending the majority of their time in vastly different home situations, and schools...