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


Here are some recent good articles and posts on education policy issues:

Higher Dropout Age May Not Lead To More Diplomas is from NPR. I’m adding it to The Best Commentaries On The President’s Proposal For Students To Stay In School Until They’re Eighteen.

“Why Do Good Policy Makers Use Bad Indicators?” is by Larry Cuban. I’m adding it to The Best Resources Showing Why We Need To Be “Data-Informed” & Not “Data-Driven.”

Finland Schools’ Success Story: Lessons Shared At California Forum is from The Huffington Post. I’m adding it to The Best Resources To Learn About Finland’s Education System.

The Illusions of School Choice is by Renee Moore.

The Ivory Castle? is from The Line. I’m adding it to The Best Posts About Public Officials (& Non-Elected “Reformers) Sending Their Children To Private Schools.

‘Reformers’ playbook on failing schools fails a fact check is by Richard Rothstein. I’m adding it to The Best Articles Providing An “Overall” Perspective On Education Policy.

Getting Teacher Evaluation Right: A Background Paper for Policy Makers is by Linda Darling-Hammond and colleagues. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Effective Student & Teacher Assessments.

At My “Persistently Low-Achieving” School is from Gotham Schools.

How Can Smart People Do Dumb Things? is by Larry Cuban.

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

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

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