Here are some recent useful posts and articles on educational policy issues:
Aren’t California tenure policies in fact unreasonable? Plus 4 more Vergara questions asked and answered is from The Washington Post. I’m adding it to California Court Rules It’s All The Teachers’ Fault, which is where I’ve collected a number of thoughtful reactions to a terrible decision.
I’m also adding these three posts to the same list:
Vergara: The silver bullet that wasn’t is by Barnett Berry.
Even in Winning, Vergara Is Still a Loser is from Ed Week.
Is This The End of Teachers Unions is from Ebony.
Pedro Noguera Defends Teacher Tenure in Wall Street Journal is from Diane Ravitch’s blog. I’m adding it to The Best Articles For Helping To Understand Why Teacher Tenure Is Important.
How many bad teachers are there? is from The Hechinger Report. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Effective Student & Teacher Assessments.
There Is Probably No “Crisis” In American Education is by Paul Bruno. I’m adding it to The Best Articles Pointing Out That Our Schools Are Not Failing.