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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 2017 – So Far):

The biggest news is the victory – backed by an enormous amount of money from backers – by two pro-charter candidates in the Los Angeles School Board race. Charter advocates now control a majority of the votes on the board, which is not good new for students, their families or teachers. Here are some articles on the election:
Charter-backed candidates win majority on L.A. Unified school board is from Ed Source.

Charter-backed candidates win L.A. Unified majority, but can they lead from within? is from the L.A. Times.

L.A. Teachers Union Faces Tough Questions In Wake of Election is also from The L.A. Times.

Major changes could come to L.A. schools after charter school movement’s big win is from The L.A. Times.

Trump’s first full education budget: Deep cuts to public school programs in pursuit of school choice is from The Washington Post. I’m adding it to The Best Articles On What The Trump Presidency Might Mean For Schools.

Five key questions about Trump’s education budget is also from The Washington Post.

Indiana’s School Choice Program Often Underserves Special Needs Students is from NPR. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning Why School Vouchers Are A Bad Idea.

For Families With Special Needs, Vouchers Bring Choices, Not Guarantees is also from NPR. I’m adding it to the same list.

The highs and lows of Betsy DeVos’ first 100 days is from The Hechinger Report. I’m adding it to 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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