Here are a few very good posts I read over the weekend related to school reform issues:
Common Core Confusion – ASCD Edition is by David B. Cohen. I’m adding it to The Best Articles Sharing Concerns About Common Core Standards.
The Finland Phenomenon – a film on schools is by Ken Bernstein. I’m adding it to The Best Resources To Learn About Finland’s Education System.
Think tank: Overpaying staff can reap rewards for businesses is by Daniel Pink. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning Why Teacher Merit Pay Is A Bad Idea.
Experience makes teachers better — we’re worth the cost is by Edward Johnson. I’m adding it to The Best Articles For Helping To Understand Both Why Teacher Tenure Is Important & The Reasons Behind Seniority-Based Layoffs. (Thanks to Mike Klonsky for the tip)