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


Here are some recent valuable posts and articles on educational policy issues:

A Quick Look At The ASA Statement On Value-Added is from The Shanker Blog. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The “Value-Added” Approach Towards Teacher Evaluation.

Do Evaluations Penalize Teachers of Needy Students? is from Ed Week. I’m adding it to the same list.

Teachers Should Be Evaluated Like Athletes: Here’s Why appeared in The Huffington Post. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Effective Student & Teacher Assessments.

Can Supt. Deasy survive LAUSD’s iPad fiasco? is from The Los Angeles Times. LA schools cancel iPad contracts after KPCC publishes internal emails is from Southern California Public Radio. I’m adding both to A Very Beginning List Of The Best Articles On The iPad Debacle In Los Angeles Schools.

The Teach Like a Champion Paradigm is a very interesting post about Doug Lemov’s methods. It’s by Ben Spielberg.

Trust and Obey is a great post by Nancy Flanagan about teacher absences. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles About The Importance Of Teacher (& Student) Working Conditions.

Would Ending Tenure Help Schools? is from The NY Times. I’m adding it to The Best Articles For Helping To Understand Both Why Teacher Tenure Is Important & The Reasons Behind Seniority-Based Layoffs.

I’m adding this series of tweets to The Best Resources For Learning About The Role Of Private Foundations In Education Policy:

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

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

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