Failing our Poor Students: A Crisis of Morality and Character

Our schools aren't failing, we all are. When outcomes for our poorest students are the concern, education reform advocates like to point to"failing schools", but it's not just about schools. It isn't out-of-touch middle class parents, teachers and their unions, or civil rights organizations willing to challenge the “school choice” narrative. Those are only convenient scapegoats [...]

The Educator’s Room Statement on the Appointment of Betsy DeVos

At  The Educator's Room we have been energized to see how many people have recognized the importance of a strong public education system and have stepped up to take action on behalf of our students and teachers. The support has been non-partisan with Democratic, Republican, and Independent voters questioning who would think to be a good [...]

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[Podcast] What’s Best for Children: An Interview with Susan Ochshorn

During this episode, Franchesca Warren talks with Susan Ochshorn who for nearly two decades,  has worked in a broad range of settings at the local, state, and national levels to bridge research, policy, and practice, to integrate ECE into the larger education reform conversation, and to catalyze social change. We started with a basic question- [...]