Here are some recent useful posts, articles and videos related to education policy:
Laura H. Chapman: When Economic Language Corrupts Educational Practice is from Diane Ravitch’s blog. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles About The Role Of Economists In Education.
State needs a ‘grand bargain’ on teachers’ effectiveness, obstacles appeared in the Los Angeles Times. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On California Court Case Attacking Teacher’s Rights.
In Colorado, a Student Counterprotest to an Anti-Protest Curriculum is from The New York Times.
Common Core calls for kids to read books that ‘frustrate’ them. Is that a good idea? appeared in The Washington Post. I’m adding it to The Best Articles Sharing Concerns About Common Core Standards.
Has “Education Post” Already Changed Its “Kinder, Gentler” Tune? is by John Thompson and I’m adding it to the same list.
Bill Clinton: Charter Schools Must Be Held To ‘The Original Bargain’ is from The Huffington Post.
The True Story of Public Education in America is by Randi Weingarten. I’m adding it to The Best Articles Pointing Out That Our Schools Are Not Failing.
Why Do Teachers Quit? is from The Atlantic. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles About The Importance Of Teacher (& Student) Working Conditions.
Education researchers don’t check for errors — dearth of replication studies is from The Hechinger Report. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Understanding How To Interpret Education Research.
How to Tell If You Should Trust Your Statistical Models is from The Harvard Business Review. I’m adding it to the same list.
What Happens When You Stop Testing and Start Teaching is from TIME.
The PBS News Hour had an interesting segment on Is There Too Much Testing In The Public Schools? Here’s the video, followed by a quote from it: