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

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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 – Part Two):

Dismal Voucher Results Surprise Researchers as DeVos Era Begins is from The New York Times. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning Why School Vouchers Are A Bad Idea.

How Segregated Schools Built Segregated Cities is from City Lab. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About School Desegregation (& Segregation) – Help Me Find More.

Study: Weakening Tenure in Louisiana May Have Caused Thousands of Teachers to Quit is from The 74. I’m adding it to The Best Articles For Helping To Understand Both Why Teacher Tenure Is Important & The Reasons Behind Seniority-Based Layoffs.

‘Alternative’ Education: Using Charter Schools to Hide Dropouts and Game the System is from ProPublica.

U.S. attorney won’t file charges after probe of $1.3-billion iPads-for-all project in L.A. schools 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.

How will Trump’s Supreme Court nominee rule on California union cases? is from The Sacramento Bee. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On The Awful Friedrichs Case.

President Trump rescinded the Obama Administration’s guidance on the rights of transgender students in schools, and here are some related articles:

One in Every 137 Teenagers Would Identify as Transgender, Report Says is from The New York Times.

Trans Students Face ‘Detrimental’ Health Effects Without Fed Protection is from NBC News.

My school will fight for transgender students, even if the White House won’t appeared in The Washington Post.

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

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

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