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Special Edition Of This Week’s “Round-Up” Of Good School Reform Posts & Articles

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I usually just do one “round-up” each week, but there were so many recent ones I just had to add a second one:

Finland puts bar high for teachers, kids’ well-being is an extensive report from The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. I’m adding it to The Best Resources To Learn About Finland’s Education System.

Finnish Lessons is a good PowerPoint presentation I’m adding to the same list.

Changing the Poisonous Narrative:A Conversation with Diane Ravitch comes from ASCD’s Educational Leadership. I’m adding it to The Best Articles Providing An “Overall” Perspective On Education Policy.

Taking Teacher Quality Seriously: A Collaborative Approach to Teacher Evaluation is from Rethinking Schools. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Effective Student & Teacher Assessments.

Billionaire Education Policy is from The Education Optimists. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Role Of Private Foundations In Education Policy.

Do Teachers Really Come From The “Bottom Third” Of College Graduates? is from The Shanker Blog. I’m adding it to The Best Posts On Attracting The “Best Candidates” To Teaching.

Throwing students at classrooms is by Aaron Pallas. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About How Class Size Does Matter.

When an adult took standardized tests forced on kids is from Valerie Strauss’ blog at The Washington Post. I’m adding it to The Best Posts On How To Prepare For Standardized Tests (And Why They’re Bad).

Do You Believe in Miracles? is by Diane Ravitch. I’m adding it to The Best Posts About Attrition Rates At So-Called “Miracle” Schools.

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I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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