David Labaree on Schooling, History, and Writing: Do No Harm: Reflections on the Impact of Educational Research

David Labaree on Schooling, History, and Writing: Do No Harm: Reflections on the Impact of Educational Research This post is a short piece I wrote in 2011 for a special issue of... Read more »

Answer Sheet: ‘Black Lives Matter at School’ — A New Book on Anti-Racist Work in Education

Answer Sheet: ‘Black Lives Matter at School’ — A New Book on Anti-Racist Work in Education To the Black children of the future who will one day all be taught the epic... Read more »

Curmudgucation: How Does Education Fix Poverty? Spoiler Alert…

Curmudgucation: How Does Education Fix Poverty? Spoiler Alert… The idea that we can educate poverty away has been a popular one with policymakers and politicians for years now. Here’s just one example, from... Read more »

Gadfly on the Wall: Will PA Schools Ask Parents to Oversee CDT Testing at Home?

Gadfly on the Wall: Will PA Schools Ask Parents to Oversee CDT Testing at Home? Should parents be asked to administer on-line tests to their own children at home? Back in May someone... Read more »

Janresseger: Public Schools Need the Modest Dollars in Current Fiscal Relief Package, But Addressing Educational Injustice Will Take Much More

Janresseger: Public Schools Need the Modest Dollars in Current Fiscal Relief Package, But Addressing Educational Injustice Will Take Much More On Sunday, the leaders of the nation’s three largest school districts—Richard Carranza... Read more »

Jersey Jazzman: New Jersey’s School COVID-19 Operating Plans: Still Racially Biased, Still Inadequately Funded for Many Students

Jersey Jazzman: New Jersey’s School COVID-19 Operating Plans: Still Racially Biased, Still Inadequately Funded for Many Students Earlier this year, I posted about the racial inequities in New Jersey’s school reopening plans,... Read more »

Answer Sheet: What Public Education Advocates Want to See in Biden’s Pick to Succeed Betsy DeVos

Answer Sheet: What Public Education Advocates Want to See in Biden’s Pick to Succeed Betsy DeVos (The New Press) For years we’ve heard Democrats such as Arne Duncan, education secretary under President... Read more »

Diane Ravitch’s Blog: Carol Burris: How Charter Schools Cashed in on the Paycheck Protection Program

Diane Ravitch’s Blog: Carol Burris: How Charter Schools Cashed in on the Paycheck Protection Program Dr. Carol Burris is the executive director of the Network for Public Education, a nonpartisan nonprofit organization... Read more »

Curmudgucation: No, There Really Doesn’t Need to be a Big Spring Test in 2021

Curmudgucation: No, There Really Doesn’t Need to be a Big Spring Test in 2021 Many folks fear that schools will not trot out the Big Standardized Tests this spring, that neither the... Read more »

Truthout: DeVos Is on Her Way Out, But Public Education Is Still Very Much Under Attack

Truthout: DeVos Is on Her Way Out, But Public Education Is Still Very Much Under Attack When a Biden victory in the 2020 presidential election became certain, supporters of public education gleefully took... Read more »