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Congress Giveth, and Treasury Taketh Away


Congressionally mandated funds for COVID relief are under threat from an over-reaching Treasury. Arizona is right to fight back. Parents in the state of Arizona are finally seeing the light at the end of the COVID tunnel. Many struggled to manage their children’s remote learning while keeping their full-time jobs during the worst of the […]

Sharing the Community Schools Strategy


BY ABEL MCDANIELS Last month, teachers from Los Angeles Unified School District, the nation’s second largest school system, went on strike for nine days. Among their demands were community schools. A community school intentionally organizes school and community resources to support student success. These schools stay open well beyond 3pm, the typical end to a […]

Making Every School an Accessible School


Education policy in Singapore has attracted much attention of late. In the recent parliamentary speeches, Ms Denise Phua (MP, Jalan Besar GRC) commented on how the Direct Admission System disproportionally benefits wealthy families. Mr Png Eng Huat (MP, Hougang) also expressed worries about the billion-dollar tuition culture. A good primary education is perceived to be […]

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Bridging the Connectivity Gap in Our Nation’s Schools


BY TYLER S. THIGPEN This piece appeared in our 2015 print journal. You can order your copy here.  The conversation that most haunted Marshall Chambers—former director of strategic initiatives for Barrow County Schools, a rural district in Georgia—happened in 2001 at one of the district’s high schools. Chambers, himself a graduate of Piedmont College in Demorest, […]

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