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Biden Surprised Us All by Keeping Standardized Testing This Year. Thank Goodness.

Rest easy, states. The Biden administration and its U.S. Department of Education has now made the tough decision for us. The decision...

A National Catastrophe Is Unfolding Before Our Eyes—the CDC Just Made It Worse

I work hard not to sound hyperbolic in my writing but we have officially reached a point of politicization at the Center...

No, the Union President Is Not Going to Be the Reopening Hero

Here I am basking in the glow of another win for Tom Brady — sorry haters, please keep reading — and I...

As a Mom of a Son With Multiple Disabilities, I Have the Receipts on Remote Instruction

As parents look back over the last nine months of COVID-related school disruptions and closures, it’s likely that many would find a reductive...

What the Poet Taught Me: Progressives Need School Choice

Many momentous, emotionally charged things happened at the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States. An inauguration is...

Not Defined by Our Accents

One of the not-so-fun parts of living in the South is that your accent may not translate well if you leave it....

The Last Thing We Need Is More Civics Education

If the events of the past few months have made anything clear, it is that we DO NOT need additional investments in...

You Don’t Just ‘Raise’ A Reader, You Have to Teach Kids to Read, Too

When I give presentations about dyslexia, I often illustrate how neurodiversity works by showing a chessboard. Some people can easily see all...