We only call it “segregation” when black and brown families choose their schools

We’ve spent the past week trying to decipher the motivations behind the recent Associated Press...

Should I make my kids participate in the school lunch program as a form of class solidarity?

My kids absolutely refuse to eat the hot lunch at school. Whenever we talk about it, they curl...

Let’s remember there are real people at the other end of our education policies

You could hear a painful gasp from the crowd. It was as if a room of 300 people had their hearts...

Bad test scores for schools in New Orleans can either take the city down, or make it a model (again) for reform

The discussion being had about education in New Orleans brings to mind a "do-something" rule from...

Maine: school board adopts comprehensive transgender policy that sides with students over parents

The Portland Board of Education on Tuesday night unanimously approved what’s considered one of...

Some times it’s teachers that have the most to learn about social justice

Recently, political science professor J. Martin Rochester penned a critical response to a...

Even if ‘college isn’t for everybody’ we should prepare students like it is

“College isn’t for everybody.” This quote has become chic in educator circles. After years of...

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