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Posted Feb. 9, 2016

Another State Makes the SAT Free and I’m Proud to Say It’s Mine

One of the most universally persistent challenges in education today is ensuring that access to college is equitable and within reach for all students. In…

By Erika Sanzi

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Posted Jan. 27, 2016

Coffee Break: Ken Wagner on Improving Rhode Island’s Schools and the Perfect Glass of Milk

Despite its tiny size, my home state of Rhode Island is no stranger to big challenges when it comes to its schools. And our new…

By Erika Sanzi

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Posted Oct. 13, 2015

New Education Leaders Deliver Big Punch, Soft Serve

We all know that bold and smart leadership can look a lot of different ways and the education landscape is certainly no exception. While some…

By Erika Sanzi

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Posted Oct. 13, 2015

Rhode Island Ushers in A New Education Chief With a Softer Touch But Equally Bold

Erika Sanzi writes at her blog Good School Hunting about the new Education Commissioner in her home state of Rhode Island, pivoting off a recent piece by Lauren Camera in US News and World Reports. Camera's contention is that despite the exodus of hard charging education chiefs, their bold ideas aren't going anywhere. On the contrary, despite more mild mannered styles, the new wave of Ed chiefs are equally committed to the hard fought laws and…

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Posted Sep. 10, 2015

District and Charter Leaders Reach Across the Aisle to Unite on Common Goal

We need some good news. Between a heartbreaking ruling against charter schools in Washington state late Friday and the 53,000 students in Seattle who can’t…

By Erika Sanzi

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Posted July 27, 2015

A Rhode Island Commissioner Who Puts Students First

Gov. Gina Raimondo picked the right man for Rhode Island’s top education job with her selection of Ken Wagner. Wagner brings with him years of…

By Erika Sanzi

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Dr. King Would Have Shined a Light on the Shame of ‘Progressive’ Cities. So Should We.

On the day that the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was taken in 1968, he had become increasingly focused on the least of…

By Chris Stewart

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Posted Jan. 19, 2020

I’ll Believe Chicago Is Progressive When We Close the Gaps for Black and Brown Kids

Shame on it all! In a new report, “The Secret Shame: How America’s Most Progressive Cities Betray Their Commitment to Educational Opportunities for All,” brightbeam…

By Tanesha Peeples

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Posted Jan. 19, 2020

Progressives, If We Really Care About Education, Then Let’s Act Like It

In the hallway of my apartment growing up in Brooklyn, there was a poster of a cover from the New Yorker Magazine entitled “View of…

By Zachary Wright 

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