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Joe Biden speaks to reporters

How Charter Supporters Can Win Over Joe Biden

Remind Biden and his team of the real-life people that charter schools serve, people who are a key part of his coalition.
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Parental Pressure Mounts for More Phonics, Less Guessing in Teaching Reading

Lucy Calkins concedes instructional materials need an update.
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Covid-19 Has Capsized the Case Against School Choice

During the past six months, it's become clear that what this universal, public system actually guarantees is a lot less than we imagined.
Idaho Governor Brad Little speaking at a podium

States Step Up to Fund Families; Others Should Follow

Idaho, North Carolina, and Oklahoma innovate by decentralizing education spending, decisions in response to pandemic
Antonin Scalia (left) and Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Antonin Scalia, Betsy DeVos, and the Rage Gene

Disagreement is not a sign of an adversary's moral bankruptcy
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Growth in Administrative Staff, Assistant Principals Far Outpaces Teacher Hiring

Labor Department counts 271,020 K-12 “education administrators,” with an average wage of more than $100,000 a year

From a Half-Century-Old Novel, Wisdom about Teaching and Education Reform, with 2020 Political Implications

“Who was I to think I could change the face of American education?” asks the fictional Frank Prescott.
Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s James Madison High School

Six Nobel laureates, three senators, and a Supreme Court Justice from one Brooklyn public high school

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