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Homeschooling news and analysis from The Nation
August 21, 2020
Will Public Schools Survive Covid-19?
Long-term divestment has put America’s public schools in a dangerous situation, pitting necessary education against the safety of students, staff, and parents.
August 19, 2020
This Is What Dystopia Looks Like
Anticipating back-to-school, a teacher reflects on days past and the endless limbo of remote learning.
July 16, 2020
There Are Literally No Good Options for Educating Our Kids This Fall
But the real scandal is that we shouldn’t be in this position in the first place.
July 1, 2020
Online Learning Isn’t Even Remotely Equal
We can’t just ignore it: Not every student has access to the same resources. But they should.
June 16, 2020
How the New York City School System Failed the Test of Covid-19
The city’s leaders bungled the closing of the schools when the coronavirus struck. Can they be trusted to reopen them safely?
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May 12, 2020
Covid-19 Has Made Our Broken School System Worse
As a teacher, I wonder about the students I’ve been unable to reach and whose faces I never see online.
May 6, 2016
Citizens Are Not Consumers
When education gets outsourced, students lose.
May 3, 2016
As the Religious Right Forces the Gospel Into Public Schools, Some Parents Are Opting to Homeschool
After their kids experienced “religious bullying,” these parents felt they had no choice but to take their kids out of public school.
November 27, 2013
The Heritage Foundation and Me
For those who buy the spin that the Heritage Foundation used to be an intellectually serious place, some history, and some stories.
September 11, 2013
Remembering Saul Landau
Saul helped ignite a political awareness and a passion for history in me.
Andrés S. Pertierra