What happens when students get an up-close glimpse of the vast resource disparities between different schools?
All Blog Posts With equity Tag or Category
March 25, 2015
March 23, 2015
The U.S. Secretary of Education told members of the Council of Chief State School Officers that states could take the lead on issues like overtesting and early education.
March 19, 2015
Jack Schneider and Paul Reville discuss an impending lawsuit over the cap on charter schools in Massachusetts.
March 18, 2015
We have an equity problem in education in this country, and I'm not sure it's all that complicated-- we don't want to spend enough money to get the job done.
March 18, 2015
Don't ask schools, students, or teachers to rise to your expectations of excellence if you aren't just as deep in the fight for their expectation of equity.
March 17, 2015
Preparing globally competent teachers should include learning another language and here is why.
March 10, 2015
Should we provide free universal access to community college? Jack Schneider and former Massachusetts Secretary of Education, Paul Reville, discuss.
March 05, 2015
In remarks from a Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education (SCOPE) panel discussion, I explain why NCLB was the result of a federal government too consumed with demanding accountablity for its investment and not sufficiently focused on improving student achievement.
February 12, 2015
Public schools were once the engines of social and economic mobility in the U.S., but that is no longer the case. In fact, the very design of our education system is in many ways contributing to the nation's growing income inequality.
February 11, 2015
The only thing worse than annual statewide standardized testing is not testing kids at all.