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Now You Care About the Other Kids? Come on, Val

Valerie Strauss is well known for her education writing at Answer Sheet in the Washington Post. She writes with a an anti-reform bias, that she makes no effort to hide, and like most education minded folks this week, she decided to weigh in on the opening of LeBron James’ school in Akron, Ohio. One would… Continue reading Now You Care About the Other Kids? Come on, Val

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Parents Value Safety. But Do Education Journalists? That Depends.

Education writers and journalists seem to jump at the chance to write about school safety and scared parents when the story is school shootings and student activism around gun control but so many fail to demonstrate that same passion for safety when parents cite school vouchers or the larger concept of school choice as the… Continue reading Parents Value Safety. But Do Education Journalists? That Depends.

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Dick’s Sporting Goods Gets an A and the Washington Post Gets an F

This Store Listened, Reflected and Took Action   It didn’t take a change in law for Dick’s Sporting Goods to change course when it comes to their sale of firearms. They watched a tragedy unfold before their eyes, listened to students (on the topic of gun violence, and made a decision to do things differently.… Continue reading Dick’s Sporting Goods Gets an A and the Washington Post Gets an F