Here are some recent good school reform-related posts and articles:
Struggling Schools and the Problem with the “Shut It Down” Mentality is by Robert Slavin at Ed Week. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Four School Improvement Grant Models.
Here’s an important video on what we can learn from Finland’s education system:
If You Believe in Miracles, Don’t Read This is by Diane Ravitch. I’m adding it to The Best Posts About Attrition Rates At So-Called “Miracle” Schools.
Taking Standardized Tests to an Extreme is by Walt Gardner at Ed Week. I’m adding it to The Best Resources To Learn About High School ID’s & The Scarlet Letter.
A broader and bolder approach uses education to break the cycle of poverty is by Pedro Noguera. I’m adding it to The Best Places To Learn What Impact A Teacher & Outside Factors Have On Student Achievement.