Here are some recent useful posts and articles on educational policy issues:
Will Arne Duncan leave a legacy of teacher leadership? is by Barnett Berry. You might also be interested in my article and video, Developing Teacher Leadership for the Long Haul.
Amplify Curriculum Release Highlights New Questions for Districts is from Education Week.
I’m adding this tweet to The Best Posts About The Khan Academy:
— Frank Noschese (@fnoschese) March 23, 2014
Linda Darling-Hammond Testifies in Vergara Trial is from Diane Ravitch’s blog. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On California Court Case Attacking Teacher’s Rights.
Performance pay for teachers: what is the true cost? is from The Guardian. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning Why Teacher Merit Pay Is A Bad Idea.
Public denied access to LA school officials’ iPad software demonstration is from Southern California Public Radio. I’m adding it to A Very Beginning List Of The Best Articles On The iPad Debacle In Los Angeles Schools.
One piece of the whole (article by Linda Darling-Hammond) comes via Stanford. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Effective Student & Teacher Assessments.
Lesson Observations Are No Way To Grade Teachers is from Forbes. I’m adding it to the same list.
Report: As Teacher Demographics Change, Districts Must Prioritize Retention is from Education Week. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles About The Importance Of Teacher (& Student) Working Conditions.