Here’s a collection of recent good posts and articles on education policy issues:
China’s academic obsession with testing is from The Washington Post.
The Common Core Kool-Aid is from Rick Hess. I’m adding it to The Best Articles Sharing Concerns About Common Core Standards.
Common Core and the Food Pyramid is also by Rick Hess. I’m adding it to the same list.
A PISA contradiction is by Valerie Strauss at The Washington Post. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Getting Some Perspective On International Test Comparison Demagoguery.
Twenty tips for interpreting scientific claims is from Nature. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Understanding How To Interpret Education Research.
New York to Seek Federal Waiver to Test English-Learners in Native Languages is from Education Week. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The “Next Generation” Of State Testing.
After bungled iPad rollout, lessons from LA put tablet technology in a time out is from The Hechinger Report. I’m adding it to A Very Beginning List Of The Best Articles On The iPad Debacle In Los Angeles Schools.
L.A. Unified slashes number of iPads deemed needed for student tests is from The L.A. Times. I’m adding it to the same list.
Top Education Cartoons of 2013 is from The National Education Association.
The New York Times Editorializes on Teachers and PISA, with Multiple Errors is from Diane Ravitch. I’ll add it to The Best Posts & Articles On 2012 PISA Test Results.
Teacher Beat’s Top 10 for 2013 is from Education Week.
What does rise in D.C. test scores really mean? Not much. is by Valerie Strauss.