Usually, I just post one “round-up” of ed policy posts and article each week, but I’ve got a backlog. So here’s Part Two:
How to Diversify Teaching is from The New York Times.
Common Core: yes or no? A debate. appeared in The Washington Post. I’m adding it to The Best Articles Sharing Concerns About Common Core Standards.
Focus on teacher tenure distracts from schools’ real problems appeared in The Sacramento Bee. I’m adding it to The Best Articles For Helping To Understand Both Why Teacher Tenure Is Important & The Reasons Behind Seniority-Based Layoffs.
Half of Those Leaving Teaching Report Better Working Conditions in Other Jobs is from Ed Week. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles About The Importance Of Teacher (& Student) Working Conditions.
The teaching profession gets a makeover is from Marketplace. I’m adding it to the same list.
5 maps that show the best states for teachers is from The Washington Post. I’m adding it to the same list, too.
The Fatal Flaw Of Education Reform is from The Shanker Blog.
Time To Ban Middle School? is from The New York Times.
When researchers lie, here are the words they use is from The Boston Globe. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Understanding How To Interpret Education Research.