Here’s the latest crop of good school reform related articles and posts:
5 myths about teachers that are distracting policymakers is by Barnett Berry and appeared in The Washington Post. I’m adding it to The Best Articles Providing An “Overall” Perspective On Education Policy.
Measuring poverty in education policy research comes from School Finance 101. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles Analyzing Charter Schools.
Among Charter Schools, Inconsistency Begets Opportunity is from the Shanker Blog, and I’m also adding it to “The Best..” list on charter schools.
Films and School Reform by Larry Cuban and Depictions of Education in Film at Learning First both provide good commentary on “hero” teachers in movies about schools. I’m adding the links to The Best Places To Learn About (And View Video Clips Of) Teachers In The Movies.
Overconfidence in the Value of Measurement is by Walt Gardner at Education Week. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Effective Student & Teacher Assessments.
Here’s an interview with Finland’s Minister of Education. I’m adding it to The Best Resources To Learn About Finland’s Education System.