Monthly Archives: January 2021

Using DATA and RESEARCH to Unlearn Chait’s False Opinion about Charter Schools

In this blog I respond to Jonathan Chait’s grossly unfounded opinions in the New York Magazine article entitled Unlearning an Answer with data, peer reviewed research and by highlighting the work of scholars who have conducted extensive research about charter schools. I will also recognize when the predominance of the research supports his opinions. Political support for Charters is waning

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COVID and Schools: The Data and Science Then and Now

Early on in the pandemic the thinking was that masks were not necessary. In fact, there is a video circulating online that shows Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), saying “there’s no reason to be walking around with a mask.” Fauci’s remarks were made on

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