Ted Sizer headshot in front of a chalkboard
08/18/2017 |

What Would Ted Do?

With the Coalition of Essential Schools disbanding back in March, the lessons of Ted Sizer, its founder and a key player in education reform, are ones that now, more than ever, should be practiced in our schools.

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Covers of Thoreau books
07/27/2017 |

Thoreau on Education

We tend to forget that Henry David Thoreau had very strong opinions about education and the manner in which students acquire knowledge. As his 200th birthday is upon us, let's take a look at how his teachings match with current educational trends.

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Image of Malala's book cover
07/20/2017 |

Her Name Is Malala

As Malala Yousafzai celebrates a birthday, we reflect on her bravery and the important work she is doing around the world in the fight for fair education.

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