Here are some relatively recent posts and articles on education policy:
Economists: Return Your Salaries for Producing Flawed Studies is by Barnett Berry. I’m adding it to The Best Posts On “Loss Aversion” & Schools.
This is a very interesting short video interview with Malcolm Gladwell, especially the last minute:
Berliner on Education and Inequality is from Diane Ravitch’s blog. I’m adding it to The Best Places To Learn What Impact A Teacher & Outside Factors Have On Student Achievement.
Lowering the Temperature on Claims of “Summer Learning Loss” is by Alfie Kohn and gives a different perspective from what we usually hear. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On The “Summer Slide.”
Education reform’s central myths is from Salon. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Getting Some Perspective On International Test Comparison Demagoguery.
In Math and Science, Have American Students Fallen Behind? is from The National Education Policy Center. I’m adding it to the same list.
Khan Academy: Rise and Backlash is a Storify from Education Week Teacher. I’m adding it to The Best Posts About The Khan Academy.
Privatizing Public Schools: Big Firms Eyeing Profits From U.S. K-12 Market is from Reuters. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles Explaining Why Schools Should Not Be Run Like Businesses.
Education jargon: What ‘no excuses’ and other terms really mean appeared on Valerie Strauss’ blog.
Time, Not Talent, Marks a Boston Globe Writer is from EduShyster.