I usually just post one weekly “round-up” of ed policy posts and articles, but there were a lot this week. Here’s Part Two:
California could drop its high school exit test is from The Sacramento Bee. The big question, of course, is if they drop it what will take its place? I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles About Why High School Exit Exams Might Not Be A Good Idea.
Trial Opens in Atlanta School Cheating Scandal is from The New York Times. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles About The Atlanta Testing Scandal.
Verdict on Charter Schools Is Elusive is by Walt Gardner at Ed Week. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles Analyzing Charter Schools.
L.A. school board authorizes talks on departure agreement with Deasy is from The L.A. Times. I’m adding it to A Very Beginning List Of The Best Articles On The iPad Debacle In Los Angeles Schools.
Teachers grade Common Core: C+ and room for improvement is from The Christian Science Monitor. I’m adding it to The Best Articles Sharing Concerns About Common Core Standards.
Here are several new additions to The Best Posts & Articles On The Teacher & Student Protests In Colorado:
Jeffco school board OKs compromise plan in curriculum review showdown is from The Denver Post.
Controversial Colorado history plan still alive is from The Associated Press.
College Board says it ‘revised’ controversial AP U.S. history framework (update) is from The Washington Post.
Colorado school board vote doesn’t appease critics is from The Associated Press.
Colorado student protest leader: ‘I’m learning how people need to act to make a democracy function’ is from The Washington Post.