If We Don’t Do Something Radical Now We Will Fail Our Kids

This has not been the “back to school” we look forward to each year. In these…

COVID Can’t Stop Ms. Gutierrez From Nurturing Her Students’ Love of Reading

Many students are looking to escape the harsh realities of COVID-19. Online learning, social distancing, closure…

EdNext Podcast: The Never-Ending Battle to Protect Charter School Autonomy

The former executive director of the District of Columbia Public Charter School Board, Scott Pearson, joins…

Kids Need Remote Learning to Be Culturally Relevant, Too

Last spring, amidst the uprisings following the immediate failure to bring any sort of justice for…

The American School System Must Push Back On Fascist Ideas

I am going to share a dirty little secret. For over 20 years, I have been…

Let’s Offer College Credit For National Service

Thanks to the pandemic, college as we knew it has been seriously disrupted. This year could…

A Survival Guide for Distance Teaching

Teaching in the Online Classroom: Surviving and Thriving in the New Normal by Doug Lemov and…

The Education Exchange: Stanford’s Dr. Eran Bendavid on Whether Stricter Coronavirus Lockdowns Make Any Difference

An associate professor of medicine at Stanford University, Dr. Eran Bendavid, joins Paul E. Peterson to…

Cultural Competence Only Goes So Far. Kids Need Teacher Diversity.

I am a middle school science teacher. When covering the laws of physics, I teach that…

‘Black Boys’ Can Help You Reach African American Males in Your Classroom

The week that it was Black History Month, I grabbed two assignments. One from a district…