Larry Sand

Larry Sand is president of the California Teachers Empowerment Network.
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Bonkers on the Bay

By Larry Sand Once known for its scenic beauty and cultural attractions, San Francisco in recent years has acquired a less picturesque image as a mecca for the homeless and drug addicts, whose...

Sand: Sad Francisco

By Larry Sand San Francisco is a magical city. My first visit there was in 1969 as a New York city college kid on winter break, and I was enthralled. I was there...

Lies, Damn Lies, and Things Randi Weingarten Says: Letter to a Teachers Union President

By Larry Sand Oy vey, old friend! As you well know, I have written several heartfelt emails to you over the years, pointing out my concern over many of the public comments you have...

Science With the Union Label

While schools in California have reopened, a study by EdSource reveals that 55 percent of all public school students in the Golden State have not returned to their physical classroom. And just 13 percent...

Los Angeles Schools Kowtow to Union Demands

Children in L.A. are suffering at the hands of the school district and its “labor partner.” Public schools are finally opening in Los Angeles, but education will be unlike anything the kids have...

Child Abuse in Plain Sight

Forcing Critical Race Theory on children is psychologically damaging. I come from a time when schools existed to teach the ABCs, basic math and the amazing story of the American founding. While it’s...

Education Freedom Is on the Move in Wake of Unions’ Missteps

School choice is rapidly advancing across the United States, thanks in great part to the arrogance of teachers unions. On March 9, I wrote that Covid-related lockdowns were leading many states to implement or...

Children’s Loss of Interest in School Poses Nightmare for Educators, Nation

According to the Burbio school tracker, 53 percent of schools nationwide are now fully open for business. With the new CDC guidelines having determined that three feet is a safe distance for students, one...

School Shutdowns Have Wrought an Education Disaster

Though Covid-related restrictions are easing across the country, fewer than half of America’s students are back in school full-time, according to Burbio, a website tracking school reopenings. A look at the national map shows that the...

Educational Freedom Is on the Move

I wrote early last month that COVID-related lockdowns were leading many states to implement or advance already existing school choice measures. Just a few weeks later, it is happening at breakneck speed. Legislators and parents...

Larry Sand

Larry Sand is president of the California Teachers Empowerment Network.

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Bonkers on the Bay

By Larry Sand Once known for its scenic beauty and cultural attractions, San Francisco in recent years has acquired a less picturesque image as a...

Sand: Sad Francisco

By Larry Sand San Francisco is a magical city. My first visit there was in 1969 as a New York city college kid on winter...

Lies, Damn Lies, and Things Randi Weingarten Says: Letter to a Teachers Union President

By Larry Sand Oy vey, old friend! As you well know, I have written several heartfelt emails to you over the years, pointing out my concern...

Science With the Union Label

While schools in California have reopened, a study by EdSource reveals that 55 percent of all public school students in the Golden State have not returned...

Los Angeles Schools Kowtow to Union Demands

Children in L.A. are suffering at the hands of the school district and its “labor partner.” Public schools are finally opening in Los Angeles, but...

Child Abuse in Plain Sight

Forcing Critical Race Theory on children is psychologically damaging. I come from a time when schools existed to teach the ABCs, basic math and the...

Education Freedom Is on the Move in Wake of Unions’ Missteps

School choice is rapidly advancing across the United States, thanks in great part to the arrogance of teachers unions. On March 9, I wrote that Covid-related...

Children’s Loss of Interest in School Poses Nightmare for Educators, Nation

According to the Burbio school tracker, 53 percent of schools nationwide are now fully open for business. With the new CDC guidelines having determined that three...

School Shutdowns Have Wrought an Education Disaster

Though Covid-related restrictions are easing across the country, fewer than half of America’s students are back in school full-time, according to Burbio, a website tracking school...

Educational Freedom Is on the Move

I wrote early last month that COVID-related lockdowns were leading many states to implement or advance already existing school choice measures. Just a few weeks later,...