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 – Part Two):
A Quick Centennial State Guide To Questions About Teacher Pay is from Colorado Public Radio. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Teacher Compensation Crisis.
What you don’t know about the schools at the top of U.S. News’ 2018 high school rankings appeared in The Washington Post.
Effect Sizes and the 10-Foot Man is by Robert Slavin. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Understanding How To Interpret Education Research.
Making Teachers’ Strikes Illegal Won’t Stop Them appeared in The New York Times.
Political veteran vs. political outsiders in race for California schools superintendent is from The San Francisco Chronicle.
Insider vs. Outsider Superintendents is by Larry Cuban.
How to Use Metrics Instead of Being Used by Them is from Bloomberg. I’m adding it to The Best Resources Showing Why We Need To Be “Data-Informed” & Not “Data-Driven”
How teacher strikes in other states help California unions make their case is from Ed Source.
Gates, Zuckerberg team up on new education initiative is from ABC News. Gates Foundation, Chan Zuckerberg Team Up to Seek ‘State of the Art’ Ideas for Schools is from Ed Week. I’m adding both to The Best Resources For Learning About The Role Of Private Foundations In Education Policy.
From @dylanwiliam‘s terrific new book, on the rush in many states to open charter schools.
“We must do something.
This is something.
Therefore, we must do this.”
Applies to other initiatives I’ll bet you can think of.
— Daniel Willingham (@DTWillingham) May 10, 2018
Amazing Sac Bee editorial. In past, big supporter of charters locally. Now, they realize the danger they hold for public schools: ‘Don’t let charter schools cloud the race for Brown’s successor. Vote Newsom or Chiang’https://t.co/FNwjoNHZO3
— Larry Ferlazzo (@Larryferlazzo) May 6, 2018