Here are some recent useful posts and articles on educational policy issues (You might also be interested in The Best Articles, Videos & Posts On Education Policy In 2016 – So Far):
Of course, the biggest education news was the disastrous selection of a new U.S. Secretary of Education. See The Best Resources For Learning About Our New U.S. Secretary of Education.
Polls convinced me Hillary Clinton wouldn’t lose. As an education researcher, the result was a wake-up call is from Chalkbeat. I’m adding it to The Best Resources Showing Why We Need To Be “Data-Informed” & Not “Data-Driven.”
What New York City’s Biggest School Reformer Sees in Donald Trump is by Dana Goldstein at The New Yorker.
WHY WON’T DONALD TRUMP DENOUNCE SANDY HOOK DENIERS? is from The New Yorker.
Jeff Sessions’ Other Civil Rights Problem is from The New York Times. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About School Desegregation (& Segregation) – Help Me Find More.
6 Ways States Can Redefine Student Success and Transform Education Under ESSA is from Ed Week. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Understanding The Every Student Succeeds Act.
Though Dan Ariely doesn’t quite accurately describe No Child Left Behind, nevertheless, his critique of teacher performance pay is accurate in this video. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning Why Teacher Merit Pay Is A Bad Idea: