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This Week’s “Round-Up” Of Good Posts & Articles On Education Policy

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

Ten Reasons Value-Added Measures Are a Bad Idea is by John Spencer. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The “Value-Added” Approach Towards Teacher Evaluation.

Now We Know Why Obama Doesn’t Understand VAM is by Mercedes Schneider. I’m adding it to the same list.

Common Core: Will it hurt struggling readers? is by Laura Robb. I’m adding it to The Best Articles Sharing Concerns About Common Core Standards.

Common Core supporter: ‘I see the opportunity being squandered’ is by Stephen Lazar. I’m adding it to the same list.

How school reform became the cause célèbre of billionaires is from The Washington Post. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Role Of Private Foundations In Education Policy.

What Value Khan? is an interesting post, but it’s the comment (which I link to) by Dan Meyer that is particularly interesting. I’m adding it to
The Best Posts About The Khan Academy.

Finnish Education in a Nutshell is from The Finnish National Board of Education. I’m adding it to The Best Resources To Learn About Finland’s Education System.

Jack Hassard: School Closings in Our Cities: A Deep Ecological Problem is from Education Week. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles On The Impact Of School Closures — Suggest More!

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