Getting Real About School Safety

Getting Real About School Safety

Can we get real about school safety? Since the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, there have been at least 239 school shootings in the United States. 438 people were shot and injured in these shootings, and 138 people were killed. On Valentine’s...
Using Lunch to Punish the Poor

Using Lunch to Punish the Poor

One of the lucky things about being rich is that you automatically become handsome, your jokes are hilarious, and politicians treat you with fawning deference. On the other hand, the unlucky thing about being poor is that … well, you’re poor. And society...
Why Our Kids Are Coming in Last Place

Why Our Kids Are Coming in Last Place

The United States, anyone could reasonably argue, has the most accomplished elite athletes in the world. The best evidence? In Rio this past summer, young American men and women finished at a comfortable first place in the Olympic final medal tally. But what if we...
Where Has All the Money for Our Schools Gone?

Where Has All the Money for Our Schools Gone?

As fall approaches, millions of moms and dads are scrambling to prepare for the first day of school, excited to support their children’s success. But are schools ready to receive our kids and foster that success? Increasingly, the answer is no. In at least 18 states,...
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