Here are some recent useful posts and articles on education policy issues:
Actually, public education is getting better, not worse is from The Washington Post. I’m adding it to The Best Articles Pointing Out That Our Schools Are Not Failing.
Due Process Should Include Peer Assistance and Review is by Anthony Cody. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Peer Assistance & Review (PAR) Programs.
The Superintendent Factor is an interesting post from The Shanker Blog exploring really how much of a difference a superintendent makes in local schools.
What the Chicago mayor’s race says about the future of education politics is from Vox.
Value-Added True Believers Should Listen to Principals is by John Thompson. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The “Value-Added” Approach Towards Teacher Evaluation.
Why ‘no excuses’ charter schools mold ‘very submissive’ students — starting in kindergarten is from The Washington Post. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles Analyzing Charter Schools.
Does Tone Matter in the Education Reform Debate? is by Paul Thomas.
About Those Bar Exams for Teachers… is by Nancy Flanagan at Ed Week.
CORE Districts’ NCLB Waiver Extended, But Placed on “High Risk” Status is from Ed Week. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles On The NCLB Waiver Given To Eight California School Districts.