It’s time for a better conversation. One about creating and supporting more great public schools and skilled, inspiring teachers. Let’s make the American Dream possible for every kid in every community, regardless of income or skin color.
Without the Office for Civil Rights, My High School Would Have Continued to Discriminate Against Students Like Me
You may have seen the news. On July 11, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos responded to a letter written by Senator Patty Murray, which questioned the… More
Thought Charter and District Schools Couldn’t Work Together? Newark Has Found a Way
It’s often noted that the original vision for charter schools, championed by legendary teachers’ union leader Al Shanker and others, was that they’d be “laboratories… More
We White Dudes Can’t Meet Our Students’ Needs Alone, We Need Teacher Diversity
An amazing thing happened in my classroom this year, and it had nothing to do with me. I was blessed with both a remarkable student… More