The Critical Race Theory Canard

Critical race theory is not taught in the East Penn Schools. Reasonable people of good will can be excused for not knowing this, however, given the amount of disinformation about the topic being generated by the for-profit outrage machine on cable tv and social media.

College Tips During the Pandemic

Do you know someone headed to college this fall? Then sign them up for my new and improved email series of tips and advice for college success during COVID-19!

Pandemic Education

Our schools, their approach to instruction, and their instructional practices were built around the very thing that spreads the virus the most: close, regular, sustained, interaction between diverse groups of children, teachers, parents, and staff. So what do we do now?

This is What Failure Looks Like

The impact of COVID-19 is not inevitable. To reopen our schools safely, we need to pivot from the public policy failures of recent months to embrace proven methods to beat back the pandemic.

Student Views on Distance Learning

Ever wonder how kids of different ages have experienced the distance learning of the past few months? I spoke to a elementary, middle, and high school student to find out. Here’s what they told me.

Profiteering in Education during a Pandemic

K12, Inc. and its charter schools are siphoning tax dollars to private shareholders during the pandemic. Don’t you think we should be paying attention?

Our New Rule for the New School Year

We have a new cell phone rule at our house for the new school year. Check it out, plus share how YOU balance phones, screens, homework, and family.