Usually, I just do a once-a-week “round-up” of good posts and articles on education policy issues. However, I’m a bit backlogged, so here’s a special edition:
Education as the Great Equalizer: “More Myth than Reality” is by Paul Thomas. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Why Improving Education Is Not THE Answer To Poverty & Inequality.
England vs Scotland: Competing school reform visions is from The Washington Post. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Scotland’s Schools – Help Me Find More.
New Common Core tests: Worth the price? is from The Washington Post. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The “Next Generation” Of State Testing.
PARCC Test Cost: Higher for Nearly Half the States is from Education Week. I’m adding it to the same list.
AFT Analysis: K-12 Testing Is Pervasive, Costly is from Ed Week. I’m also adding it to the same list.
Much Ado About MOOCs is from The Boston Review. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles On MOOC’s — Help Me Find More.