Home Featured

Featured

School Is Not Working for Too Many Boys and Nobody Wants to Talk About It

There was a time decades ago when girls trailed boys in math and science and we as a nation deemed that to...

Chicago Teachers’ Strike Shows Why We Don’t Need Public Schools

Without government involvement and compulsion, civil society steps up and quickly mobilizes to care for children and families. As...

Elizabeth Warren Doesn’t Trust Parents (Unless They Have Money)

Elizabeth Warren wants to batten down the hatches but unlike a ship captain who feels a duty to protect his passengers from...

“They Believed in Me”—Elijah Cummings on His Own School Struggles

Our hearts broke a little today when we heard the sad and unexpected news of Representative Elijah Cummings' death. His was...

After 40 Years, There Is Still Time for the U.S. Department of Education to Become a Good Idea

Wherever you exist on the political spectrum, the U.S. Department of Education’s work has never been more relevant to the lives of...

Andrew Yang Describes School for Too Many Children as “Daily Low Grade Psychic Beatings.”

Education voters—people for whom education is the issue that determines their vote— have been banging our heads against the wall forever during...

Integration Is a Noble Goal, But Obsessing Over It Shouldn’t Distract Us From Improving Teaching and Learning

How Are The Children? Another week, another headline about the urgency of jettisoning efforts to improve teaching and learning...

We Care About Education Issues, Except When We Vote

When asked whether he wanted to have dinner at a well-known restaurant, baseball philosopher Yogi Berra remarked, “Nobody goes there anymore. It’s...