Here are some recent posts and articles on educational policy issues:
How Bill Gates pulled off the swift Common Core revolution is from The Washington Post. It’s long and important, and I’m adding it to A Collection Of My “Best” Lists On The Common Core.
New teachers union chief is unapologetically adversarial is from The Boston Globe. It looks like some interesting stuff is going to be happening in Massachusetts.
Correcting a Harmful Misuse of Students’ Test Scores is by W. James Popham, and appeared in Ed Week. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Effective Student & Teacher Assessments.
Zuckerberg schools donation is a gift but at what price? appeared in The San Francisco Chronicle. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Role Of Private Foundations In Education Policy.
Less Than Half of U.S. Students Slated to Take PARCC, Smarter Balanced Tests is from Ed Week. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The “Next Generation” Of State Testing.