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I Thought Vouchers Were Wrong, But Now I Realize They Helped My Son

Recently I wrote that a residency hearing with two children, Kayla and Tasha, represented to me our deeply-embedded structural inequities in education that...

Teachers Can and Should Critique the Antiracism Ideology

“If you are going to show that, you need to discuss the ‘other side.’”  “What other side? We are...

After a Decade of Opposing Voucher Programs, I’m Wondering If I Was Wrong

This is part one in a series by Laura Waters. I smiled at the two little girls seated...

Remote Learning Isn’t Great. Whining About It Is Worse.

My kids are upstairs pretending to learn. My wife and I know they aren’t engaged. Their teachers range from earnest to weird....

Samantha Bee Has Some Nerve Criticizing School Choice

Samantha Bee decided to go on the attack against school choice this week during her show, Full Frontal. Based on the first...

Stop Trying to Indoctrinate Our Kids

I really don’t need activists trying to indoctrinate my children under the guise of classroom teaching. If they are up to the...

How the Conventions Showcased Education and What It Means for Ed Reform

The first-ever virtual political conventions have come and gone, and it was hard not to notice how Democrats and Republicans took wildly...

Why K-12 Education Needs Viewpoint Diversity Now

In the fall of 2016, before the presidential election, a 9th grader came to school wearing a Trump 2016 T-shirt. I walked into...