I thought I’d begin a list of articles and blog posts describing what yesterday’s election results might mean for schools. It’s just a very short beginning list, and I look forward to readers contributing additional ones in the comments section.
Here are my choices The Best Articles/Blog Posts On What The Election Results Mean For Schools — Contribute More:
Education policy: What will happen now comes from The Washington Post’s Valerie Strauss
A good night for schools, all in all is a quick analysis of California election results and what it might mean for those of us in the Golden State.
Happily, here in Sacramento, all of Mayor Kevin Johnson’s “school reform” candidates lost.
Anti-Washington Fervor Extends to Education is a report from ASCD
Florida voters rejected an effort to increase class sizes.
Education Week has several related articles on a special election page.
The Hechinger Report has a nice round-up of information and analysis about how the election might affect schools.
NEA Reacts to GOP, Tea Party Congressional Victories comes from Ed Week.
Will new ed policy affect all districts equally? is another piece from The Washington Post.
Thanks to ASCD for these next two:
Torlakson wins state Superintendent of Public Instruction race is an article in the San Jose Mercury News about the new California school chief.
This is not an article, but an interesting press release from New Ed Chair Rep. Kline (R-MN), who lays out his ed reform priorities, including “local control & parent power”
Where Kline stands on education policy is the headline of a new post by Valerie Strauss at The Washington Post. It’s a very interesting piece about new chairman of the U.S. House Education and Labor Committee, Rep. John Kline (R-MN).
Obama could push education reform in effort to work with a divided Congress is another piece from The Post.
Divided Congress may be fertile ground for No Child reform is another article from The Washington Post.
Teachers union-backed candidates sweep mayor’s picks in Sac City Unified is a follow-up article to our local elections.
Some good news for California teachers is also from Valerie Strauss.
Likely New Head of House Ed Committee No Friend to NCLB is by Anthony Cody at Ed Week.
“An Interview with Diane Ravitch: Post Election Reflections” offers a useful perspective.
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