• The Broader Philosophical Debate Behind DeVos’ Warning to Charter Advocates by Arianna Prothero, Education Week, 6/13/17
    U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos had a warning for the thousands of attendees at the largest annual gathering of charter school advocates and educators in Washington D.C. on Tuesday: Be careful not to become the new education establishment.

  • Bilingual Preschool Program Aids Charleston County Families – Palmetto Business Daily Reports, 5/27/17
    Charleston County School District (CCSD) Spanish-speaking families are gleaning multiple benefits from Abrazos, the free literacy program operated by the district and housed in a local elementary school providing children with preschool activities while educating their parents in English as a second language. The Abrazos program is organized by Title I bilingual coordinator Celina Anthony, and affiliated parent classes coordinated by Virginia Vedilago of the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Nursing Department’s Hispanic Health Initiatives.

  • Trump K-12 Priorities on Full Display in 2018 Budget Pitch – Andrew Ujifusa, Education Week, 5/26/17
    Big boost sought for school choice amid deep cuts to other programs. More details on the proposed budget at USDOE 2018 Budget Summary

  • How to Disrupt a High School – OZY News, 2/4/17
    Nothing reveals as much about a society, and its future, as its high schools. Yet amid accelerating change — widening inequality, unprecedented globalization and massive advances in technology — high schools around the world have woefully lagged behind. In general, secondary education tends to reinforce and reproduce inequality while failing to prepare the next generation for future challenges. There are, of course, exceptions.

  • U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Announces Release of Updated ESSA Consolidated State Plan Template – U.S. DOE Press Release, 3/13/17