Here are some recent useful posts on education policy issues:
How Universal Pre-K Could Redistribute Wealth—Right Here, Right Now is from The Nation.
Yes, I Am a Teacher and No, I Did Not Stay at a Holiday Inn Express Last Night is from Education Week.
Common Core Curriculum Now Has Critics on the Left is from The New York Times.
Vergara Show Trial Highlights Gates Foundation Snake Oil is by John Thompson. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On California Court Case Attacking Teacher’s Rights.
Teachers union president: Vergara lawsuit just an ‘AstroTurf’ attempt to dismantle teachers’ rights is from The San Jose Mercury News. I’m adding it to the same list.
New SIG Analysis Yields Same Old Conclusion: Mixed Results is from Ed Week. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Four School Improvement Grant Models.
The Real World Is Not an Exam is from The New York Times. I’m adding it to The Best Posts On How To Prepare For Standardized Tests (And Why They’re Bad).
The Study That Keeps On Giving… is from VAMBoozled. I’m adding it to The Best Posts On The NY Times-Featured Teacher Effectiveness Study.
How ‘data walls’ in classrooms can humiliate young kids is by Valerie Strauss. I’m adding it to The Best Resources Showing Why We Need To Be “Data-Informed” & Not “Data-Driven.”