Here are some good recent posts and articles on school reform issues:
Principals rebel against ‘value-added’ evaluation is from The Washington Post. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The “Value-Added” Approach Towards Teacher Evaluation.
Turning the Tables: VAM on Trial is by David B. Cohen, and I’m adding it to the same “The Best…” list.
In Which I Cite My Sources in an Attempt to Deflate the Hot Air from the Teacher Quality Debate is by Dana Goldstein. I’m adding it to The Best Places To Learn What Impact A Teacher & Outside Factors Have On Student Achievement.
Reforming the Teaching Profession: A Look at Teacher Quality Policy is a video of UC Professor Jesse Rothstein. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Effective Student & Teacher Assessments.