Here are a few relatively recent good posts on education policy issues that are worth a read:
Why Nobody Wins In The Education “Research Wars” is from The Shanker Blog. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Understanding How To Interpret Education Research.
Teachers’ Ratings Still High Despite New Measures is from Education Week.
Learning From Leadership: Investigating the Links to Improved Student Learning is from The Wallace Foundation. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles About The Importance Of Teacher (& Student) Working Conditions.
Why We Need Public Schools! is by Diane Ravitch.
Help Has Arrived!: Banishing NCLB’s Narrow Paradigm is from the National Education Policy Center. I’m adding it to The Best Articles Describing Alternatives To High-Stakes Testing.
Beware the Big Errors of ‘Big Data’ is from Wired. I’m adding it to The Best Resources Showing Why We Need To Be “Data-Informed” & Not “Data-Driven.”
Researchers Critique Final ‘Measures of Effective Teaching’ Findings is from Education Week. I’m adding it to The Best Posts On Gates’ Final MET “Effective Teaching” Report.