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Bullied Children Need an Escape Hatch

Editor’s note: To hear Tamara Arrington and her son, Parker, tell the story in their own words, watch the video at the...

As COVID Decimates Education, We Are Losing Our Humanity

We need to turn the temperature down. We just do. The ugliness bubbling over is too much—not because it’s necessarily new but...

Suing for Peace in Education’s Culture Wars

After the election, I shared my thoughts about how we might achieve a truce in America’s roiling culture wars. In short, I suggested a...

Homeschooling More Than Doubles During the Pandemic

Many families took one look at their school district’s remote or hybrid learning offerings this fall and said “no, thank you.” That’s...

Schools Are Not for Learning

Nine months of pandemic learning have made clear what some of us already knew, and what many are afraid to admit: Schools...

Every Student Succeeds Act’s Fifth Anniversary: Nothing to Celebrate

Five years ago TikTok, the video-sharing social networking platform, didn’t even exist. Today, the New York Times reports that over one-third of...

Good Luck Finding an Education Secretary Who Can Help Kids and Make Unions Happy, Mr. President-Elect

President-Elect Joe Biden may be setting himself up for a confrontation between two of his top advisors. Perched on one shoulder will...

One Teacher’s Take on COVID Schooling (and Some Recommendations)

‘This Covid thing will be behind us soon,’ I told myself. ‘All of us will soon be able to stop obsessing over...