Well, that was quick. But here we are, counting down to a new school year. In the meantime, here's some new reading from the week.
Adam Laats in the Washington Post provides some useful historical perspective on this question.
Stephen Sawchuk at Ed Week looking at the spreading network of anti-"crt" politicking groups and money.
Nancy Flanagan takes a look at some of the attitudes and ideas that have surfaced as everyone offers an opinion about Simone Biles.
Jeff Bryant has dug into the folks pushing for more charter funding, and there are few surprises there.
John Merrow comes out of retirement to look at Carlson's support for the idea of putting a camera in every classroom in order to catch the evil indoctrinatin' teachers.
Ray Salazar guest posts at The Grade and lays out why white journalists really need to get off the learning loss train.
Nancy Bailey looks at how the ongoing marketing push behind learning loss are bad news for students
There have been many good pieces written about Bob Moses and his unique legacy; I recommend this one by Jose Luis Vilson is especially worthwhile.
Carol Burris sits for an interview with Jacobin and talks about how nonprofit charter schools actually are quite profitable.
Blue Cereal Education talks about the experience of being on the receiving end of standards and requirements and remembering to be empathetic with students.
Russ Walsh is hanging up his blogging hat, and his voice will be missed. I wish him well in his continued work in the meat world.