Here are some recent useful posts on educational policy issues:
A Bold New World: A Guide to the Local Control Funding Formula is from Ed Source, and is a “everything you want to know” guide to California’s new and, I hope, trendsetting law on school funding.
LA Unified staff received free iPad before contract is from Southern California Public Radio. I’m adding it to A Very Beginning List Of The Best Articles On The iPad Debacle In Los Angeles Schools.
NEA, CTQ and National Board launch national initiative to develop a new generation of education leaders is from The National Education Association.
Why Arne Duncan’s PISA Comments Miss the Mark is from Education Week. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles On 2012 PISA Test Results.
EdWatch 2014: Top 12 education issues in the new year is from Ed Source.
AFT’s Weingarten Backtracks on Using Value-Added Measures for Evaluations is from Education Week and Breaking News: Weingarten Rejects VAM! is from Diane Ravitch’s blog. I’m adding them to The Best Resources For Learning About The “Value-Added” Approach Towards Teacher Evaluation.
Teachers’ Unions, Testing Consortia Team Up on Grants From Helmsley Trust is from Education Week. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The “Next Generation” Of State Testing.