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Can Changing Summer Change Lives?

This is the first in a series of weekly interviews by Greg Richmond, titled “Three Questions For,” with education visionaries to learn...

Top Democratic Candidates’ Disrespect for Parents of Color Has Me Wondering If I Fit Into This Party Anymore.

Politico reports today that Elizabeth Warren’s support among Democratic and left-leaning Independent primary voters “plunged 50 percent over the past month, according to...

Stop Arguing About ‘Equity’ and Focus on Student Outcomes

There’s a major force in the education world that has attempted to claim ownership over the term “equity.” From tweets questioning the value of...

ResearchEd and Equity: Eradicating Educational Evidence Deserts

In the past few days, a recent Tom Rademacher piece in Education Post has kicked up a lot dust over on Twitter. The piece implied...

The System Is Winning. For Now.

How Are The Children? It must have been mortifying for Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren to have a loud...

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...

Some Thoughts from a Mom and Grandma Who Protested Elizabeth Warren’s Education Plan in Atlanta

After a month of not writing, I took to Twitter to share some thoughts about the nasty fallout from the protest of...

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...