Here are some recently good posts and articles on education policy issues:
Top Ten Reasons Not to Contract With Teach For America is from John Wilson at Education Week. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles Raising Concerns About Teach For America.
Charter Schools and the Future of Public Education is by Stan Karp at Rethinking Schools. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles Analyzing Charter Schools.
Notes on the Seniority Smokescreen is from School Finance 101. I’m adding it to The Best Articles For Helping To Understand Both Why Teacher Tenure Is Important & The Reasons Behind Seniority-Based Layoffs.
Let Them Eat MOOCs is from The Harvard Business Review. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles On MOOC’s .
iPads in the Classroom: How Did Lewisville Independent School District Get It So Right and Los Angeles Unified Get It So Wrong? is from the K-12 News Network. I’m adding it to A Very Beginning List Of The Best Articles On The iPad Debacle In Los Angeles Schools.
LA schools and iPads: Big promises but where’s the research? is from Southern California Public Radio. I’m adding it to the same list.
Clear-Cutting Our Schools is from Rethinking Schools. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles On The Impact Of School Closures.
Turning Education Upside Down is from The New York Times. I’m adding it to The Best Posts On The “Flipped Classroom” Idea.
The bottom line on SAT scores in one chart is from Valerie Strauss at The Washington Post.