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

Podcast Alert: 2020 Democratic Candidates’ Assault on School Choice and Charter Schools

I was recently invited to talk with Inez Stepman of the Independent Women's Forum on their podcast, "She Thinks." The conversation focuses...

This Is Where I Convince You to Become a Mentor for a Young Person in Your Community

Toward the end of last year, my colleagues were writing wrap-ups to the decade and providing strong analysis of what had been won or...

Why Can’t Matt Damon Just Listen to Ricky Gervais?

Thank your agent, thank your God, and fuck off. Okay? When comedian Ricky Gervais took a flamethrower to...

Grappling With Gun Free Zones: Safer or Sitting Ducks?

"Two of the parishioners who are volunteers on the security force drew their weapons and took out the killer immediately saving...

Massive Double Standard in Coverage and Reaction to White Moms Demanding Gun Control and Black Moms Demanding Better Schools

There is a striking double standard when it comes to how the media treats parent advocate groups—while some...

Elizabeth Warren Lies About Where Her Son Attended School—Campaign Walks it Back Less than 24 Hours Later

Sarah Carpenter is a black mother and grandmother from Memphis, Tennessee who has been fighting for better schools for decades. She was...

Parents at Elizabeth Warren Rally Are Done Being Ignored and They’re Fighting Back

After what happened last night at Elizabeth Warren’s rally in Atlanta, Democrats might want to reconsider their strategy of attacking school choice....

DoDEA Schools are Getting the Job Done for Students —Let’s Learn from Our Veterans

On Veterans Day we celebrate the service and sacrifice of the men and women who protect the freedoms we enjoy—and often take...