Cutting red tape should be about getting to work and doing it efficiently.
Merit pay could provide an effective way to reward teachers for what really matters – teaching children.
History should not blind us to potential opportunities to move forward.
A woman in India is raped every 20 minutes.
Turning schools into fortresses does not guarantee safety: there are more immediate concerns within the schools themselves.
Universal childcare offers minimal long-term benefits to children, at a great cost . . .