Education Deans for Justice and Equity (EDJE) Steering Committee has a new member

Honored to join the Education Deans for Justice and Equity (EDJE) Steering Committee. A nationwide alliance that aims to speak and act collectively regarding current policies, reforms, and public debates in order to advance equity and justice in education I discussed here in an earlier post about the organization that truly believe that our deans and other academic leaders can

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HELP! Anyone out there have a talent for reading Milton Friedman’s difficult handwriting?

I am working on a new chapter about school choice for an upcoming book by David Berliner. I have a primary source letter from Milton Friedman to Hank Levin. However, I can’t read Milton’s difficult handwriting. Is there a generous volunteer out there somewhere willing to help? If you could leave the translation in comments that would be wonderful!

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Morning in America: Civil Rights Front and Center

Julian Vasquez Heilig and Greg Vincent discuss the brand new civil rights and education collaboration between the University of Kentucky College of Education and the NAACP on The Tom Ficklin Show. Please Facebook Like, Tweet, etc below and/or reblog to share this discussion with others. Check out and follow my YouTube channel here. Twitter: @ProfessorJVH Click here for Vitae.

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Parents, Districts, and NAACP Win Major Victory over DeVos

I received the following press release from the Education Law Center about the DeVos defeat at the hands of the NAACP in court this past week. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Late this afternoon, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled in favor of the plaintiffs in NAACP v. DeVos, striking down a rule that imposes unlawful conditions on

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It’s an honor to even be mentioned for US Secretary of Education

There are many shortlists appearing nowadays for US Secretary of Education— upon a change of administration. I blogged a few weeks ago about an interesting list that covered the ideological spectrum in the post Biden’s U.S. Secretary of Education shortlist? It’s a blessing to even be mentioned in the @DiverseIssues article considering who will be the next US Secretary of Education.

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