"That we would teach our children in schools, in elementary schools to focus on their racial differences, I think, is a recipe for disaster," says author Jason Riley.
The Education Exchange: Detroit School Superintendent Nikolai Vitti on How He Changed Three Quarters of the District’s Principals
"The board has to know that they're hiring a reformer," he says. "I think they wanted someone that was not afraid to implement change."
Courts and Law
The Education Exchange: Bishop of Charleston Joins Historically Black Colleges in Legal Challenge to South Carolina Ban on Pandemic Aid to Private Schools
NAACP sides with Pitchfork Ben Tillman: "so opposed to school choice, that they are willing to minimize the history of racism in South Carolina," a lawyer says.
The Education Exchange: “The Only Way We’ll Have Economic Development in Some of the Developing Parts of the World Is To Improve the Schools”
Yidan Prize winner Eric Hanushek on human capital
"Choice closer to where students live is the best type of high-quality choice," says Superintendent Carvalho
"It's religious discrimination... and it's unconstitutional," says lawyer Michael Bindas, explaining the First Amendment issue in Carson v. Makin.
The Education Exchange: Mask-Wearing Mandates Are Based on “Pathetic” Lack of Data, a Johns Hopkins Doctor Warns
"This recommendation for every three-year-old in America to wear a mask with such universality and vigor is disproportional to any science to support it," says Professor Marty Makary
Schools are less popular than police or the post office
A "blunt instrument" to share common standards for college-readiness across states wound up on the ash heap. Tom Loveless tells the story in a new book.
Use the flood of federal cash to create the right incentives for teaching and learning, says Stanford's Eric Hanushek