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AOC: Choice for Me, Not for Thee

Alexandria Ocasio Cortez is all in for Bernie, all in for dancing in the streets with striking teachers and all in for...

“Equity” Is Only a Word: Largest Racial Achievement Gaps Are in America’s Most Progressive Cities

An eye-opening report has just been published that serves as a warning about how far removed the rhetoric of progressives can be...

Countering Cognitive Impatience: Less Activities, More Deep Reading

While U.S. policy-makers hand-wring over a decade of disappointments from accountability-driven “ed reform” and pundits grapple with the stubborn reality that 2/3 of American...

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...

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...

Thank God for Parents Who Refuse to Be Gaslighted by the Failing Education System

How Are the Children? Last week I attended a community town hall in Nashville organized by my friend Vesia Hawkins, a relentless...

Schools Cancel Halloween—Some Are Outraged (but I’m Not One of Them)

Some schools just outside Chicago have cancelled Halloween celebrations and parents aren’t having it. The reason given by school officials in Evanston, Illinois for...