Here are some recent useful posts and articles on educational policy issues:
Few L.A. teachers get bad ratings, trial documents show is from The Los Angeles Times. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On California Court Case Attacking Teacher’s Rights.
Vergara Suit: When Is A Teacher ‘Incapable of Remediation?’ is from Ed Week. I’m adding it to the same list.
Fight Over Effective Teachers Shifts to Courtroom is from The New York Times. I’m adding it to the same list.
The Fade-Out Debate: Does pre-K pay off for students long-term? is from The American Prospect.
Yes, Reformers, We SHOULD Talk About YOUR Kids’ Schools is an excellent post from Jersey Jazzman.
The Children Must Play is from The New Republic. I’m adding it to The Best Resources To Learn About Finland’s Education System.
Review of Transfer Incentives for High-Performing Teachers is from The Great Lakes Center.
This is older study by David Berliner on high-stakes testing, but it’s important and informative. I’m adding it to The Best Posts On How To Prepare For Standardized Tests (And Why They’re Bad).
8 Reasons Why School Vouchers Are A Very Bad Idea is from The AFT. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning Why School Vouchers Are A Bad Idea.
Why teachers can’t reach every child: a case study is by Larry Cuban.
L.A. Unified gets reduction on iPads price is from The LA Times. I’m adding it to A Very Beginning List Of The Best Articles On The iPad Debacle In Los Angeles Schools.