Here are a few recent good posts on school reform issues:
I have a lot of respect for the authors of Teaching 2030: What We Must Do for Our Students and Our Public Schools–Now and in the Future, and now they’ve published a free illustrated summary of the book.
Can Teachers Alone Overcome Poverty? Steven Brill Thinks So is by Dana Goldstein. I’m adding it to The Best Places To Learn What Impact A Teacher & Outside Factors Have On Student Achievement.
Why Test-Driven Accountability Is Grasping at Straws is by John Thompson. I’m adding it to The Best Posts On How To Prepare For Standardized Tests (And Why They’re Bad).