Here are some recent good school reform related posts and articles:
The corporate lobby and public education is by Valerie Strauss at The Washington Post. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles Explaining Why Schools Should Not Be Run Like Businesses.
Professional Judgment: Beyond Data Worship is by Justin Baeder at Education Week. I’m adding it to The Best Resources Showing Why We Need To Be “Data-Informed” & Not “Data-Driven.”
Merit Pay: The End Of Innocence? is from The Shanker Blog. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning Why Teacher Merit Pay Is A Bad Idea.
What No School Can Do is a ten year old article recently recommended by Walt Gardner at Ed Week. I’m adding it to The Best Places To Learn What Impact A Teacher & Outside Factors Have On Student Achievement.
Steve Brill’s Report Card on School Reform is a New York Times book review of Brill’s recent book. I’m adding it, with some minor reservations (I’m not as enthralled with Doug Lemov’s teaching techniques as the reviewer says she is) to The Best Articles Providing An “Overall” Perspective On Education Policy.