Here’s this week’s “round-up” of useful articles on educational policy issues:
Teach for America criticized for apparent stance on education policy is from The Los Angeles Times. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles Raising Concerns About Teach For America.
The cost of child poverty: $500 billion a year is from The Washington Post. I’m adding it to The Best Places To Learn What Impact A Teacher (& Outside Factors) Have On Student Achievement.
Bennett-gate And The Politics Of Grading Schools is by Jeff Bryant. I’m adding it to The Best Evidence For Why Giving Schools “Report Cards” Is Bad.
Top Bennett aide resigns from Florida Department of Education is from The Tampa Bay Times. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles On The Tony Bennett Scandal.
“What Kind of Fool Am I?” Tony Bennett is by John Merrow. I’m adding it to the same list.
Turning Around Urban Districts: The Case of Paul Vallas is by Larry Cuban.
Key flaw in market-based school reform: a misunderstanding of the civil rights struggle is from The Washington Post.
Should We Teach “Other People’s Kids” Differently? is by Christopher Lehman.
Why Teachers Don’t Like The Term “Best Practices” is by Jose Luis Vilson.
Unequal Classrooms: What Online Education Cannot Teach is from The Chronicle of Higher Education. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles On MOOC’s.
Messages About Public Education That Don’t Sell Well (And Ones That Will) is by Jeff Bryant. I’m adding it to The Best Articles Providing An “Overall” Perspective On Education Policy.
Is Pisa fundamentally flawed? is from tes Connect. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Getting Some Perspective On International Test Comparison Demagoguery,