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


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 Silicon Valley Billionaires Remaking America’s Schools is from The New York Times. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Role Of Private Foundations In Education Policy.

Gates, Zuckerberg Philanthropies Team Up on Personalized Learning is from Ed Week. I’m adding it to the same list.

Son of Friedrichs advances: Unfortunately, a new court case that, if successful, could cripple public employee unions, is advancing. Read about it at this Associated Press story, New high court challenge to labor unions follows 4-4 split. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On The Awful Friedrichs Case.

To Understand Betsy DeVos’s Educational Views, View Her Education is from The New York Times. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Our New U.S. Secretary of Education.

Girls outnumber boys in charter schools, study shows. Here’s why that matters. is by Matt Barnum. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles Analyzing Charter Schools.

Back in 2014, I published a post titled The New Yorker’s “Wrong Answer” Feature Is The Must-Read Education Article Of The Summer. That New Yorker article is now being made in a movie with an impressive cast: Ryan Coogler & Michael B. Jordan Reunite for ‘Wrong Answer’ – Scripted By Ta-Nehisi Coates

Teachers’ training needs improvement so students benefit, new report says is from Ed Source. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Professional Development For Teachers — Help Me Find More.

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

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