Here are a few recent good school reform posts and articles:
A Big Fish In A Small Causal Pond is by Matthew Di Carlo at the Shanker Blog. I’m adding it to The Best Places To Learn What Impact A Teacher & Outside Factors Have On Student Achievement.
Vouchers making a comeback, but why? is by Diane Ravitch, and it appeared in The Washington Post. I’ve added it to The Best Resources For Learning Why School Vouchers Are A Bad Idea.
What Do Teachers “Produce”? is by Diana Senechal and appeared in the Core Knowledge Blog. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles Explaining Why Schools Should Not Be Run Like Businesses.
U.S. Schools Are Still Ahead—Way Ahead is from Business Week. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Getting Some Perspective On International Test Comparison Demagoguery.
LIFO is good Part II is by Gary Rubinstein. I’m adding it to The Best Articles For Helping To Understand Both Why Teacher Tenure Is Important & The Reasons Behind Seniority-Based Layoffs.
Same Kids, Same Building, Same Lies is by Gary Rubinstein. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles Analyzing Charter Schools.