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The Best Articles, Videos & Posts On Education Policy In 2017 – So Far

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It’s time for another of my end-of-year “Best” lists (you can see all 1,700 “The Best…” lists here).

I’m adding this one to All Mid-Year 2017 “Best” Lists In One Place

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Here are my choices for The Best Articles, Videos & Posts On Education Policy In 2017 – So Far (let me know what you think I’m missing). these are not listed in any order of preference:

The Untold History of Charter Schools is by Rachel Cohen. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles Analyzing Charter Schools.

Trump’s Wrong about the Schools is from The Huffington Post.

The Best Resources On Social Capital In Schools

Where is the U.S. in School Reform in 2017? is by Larry Cuban.

Education for Sale? is by Linda Darling Hammond.

How The Systemic Segregation Of Schools Is Maintained By ‘Individual Choices’ is from NPR.

Educator, speaker, and writer Chris Emdin gave the keynote at SXSWedu, a big education and tech conference.

You can read an extensive interview I did with Chris for Education Week last year, ‘For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood…’: An Interview With Chris Emdin.

You can also read about this impressive keynote at Ed Week, SXSWedu 2017 Conference Opens With a Challenge of Attendees’ Motives.

Have We Lost Sight of the Promise of Public Schools? is an important New York Times column by Nikole Hannah-Jones. It’s about our public schools, and also discusses the role and health of our public institutions. You’ll definitely want to read the entire piece, and it’s not very long.

Here’s an excerpt:

You’ll Want To Read This Interview With Education Researcher Kirabo Jackson

The real meaning of school choice is by Nancy Vera. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning Why School Vouchers Are A Bad Idea (& Other Commentaries On “Choice”).

The Trump War on Public Schools appeared in The New York Times. Here’s an excerpt:

The Unit of Education is from Learning Spy. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Understanding How To Interpret Education Research.

Our School Is Not “Flush With Cash” & Our Students Are Not “Deprived Of All Knowledge”

More Students Are Graduating Because High School Is Getting Less Boring is from Vice. I’m adding it to The Best Articles Pointing Out That Our Schools Are Not Failing — Please Suggest More.

Milwaukee’s Voucher Verdict is from The American Prospect. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning Why School Vouchers Are A Bad Idea.

New & Important Report On Deliberate Practice & Teacher Prep

School Vouchers 101: What They Are, How They Work — And Do They Work? is from NPR.

It Turns Out Spending More Probably Does Improve Education is the headline of a story in The New York Times.

A teacher makes eight education predictions for 2017 — some of them dire is the headline of my annual Washington Post column that appeared at the end of last year. I did not enjoy writing them…

There’s obviously a lot of other news related to the Trump Administration, and you can find many updates at The Best Resources For Learning About Our New U.S. Secretary of Education.

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

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

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