Yes, remote schooling has been a misery—but it’s offering a rare chance to rethink early education entirely.
The pandemic creates countless new challenges—but also the chance to educate some students better than ever before.
Districts can give parents some flexibility while implementing stronger mitigation measures.
There’s scant evidence that they’re effective. They can, however, be psychologically damaging—and they reflect a dismaying view of childhood.
When it comes to children’s development, parents should worry less about kids’ screen time—and more about their own.
The current debate over public education underestimates its value—and forgets its purpose.
As the nation’s leaders out-bid each other to win “most childish,” its littlest children are held to increasingly grownup standards.
Today’s young children are working more, but they’re learning less.