Here are some recent good posts and articles on school reform-related issues:
Pop Quiz: Who is the American Teacher? is from TransformEd. I’m adding it to The Best Posts On Attracting The “Best Candidates” To Teaching.
Philip Kovacs: Teach For America Research Fails the Test is from Living In Dialogue at Ed Week. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles Raising Concerns About Teach For America.
Bipartisan, But Unfounded: The Assault On Teachers’ Unions is by Richard Kahlenberg. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning Why Teachers Unions Are Important.
Time to Throw Money at the Problem is by David B. Cohen. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning That Money Does Matter For Schools.
Why “Evidence-Based” Education Fails is by Paul Thomas. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Understanding How To Interpret Education Research.
What Are Achievement Gains Worth — To Teachers? is an analysis of a failed New York merit pay scheme. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning Why Teacher Merit Pay Is A Bad Idea.