Here are some recent useful articles and posts about education policy issues:
Poor youths found to get less learning time in school than rich is from The San Francisco Chronicle.
Under half of students projected to test well is from Ed Source. Here’s how it begins:
Between a third and 44 percent of students in California and 16 other states taking the same test next spring on the Common Core standards are expected to score at grade level in math and reading, according to projections released Monday by the creator of the states’ tests.
Cutoff Scores Set for Common-Core Tests is from Ed Week. I’m adding it to the same list.
How to reframe the education reform debate appeared in The Washington Post.
Teachers Are Not Superhuman is by Walt Gardner at Ed Week. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles Analyzing Charter Schools.
New York Chancellor Is Criticized for Remarks on Charters is from The New York Times. I’m adding it to the same list.
The painful backlash against ‘no-excuses’ school discipline is from The Hechinger Report. It’s going on the same list, too.
Guess the percentage of cable news education guests who are actually educators is from The Washington Post. Here’s how it begins:
Can you guess the percent of evening cable news guests who are brought on camera to discuss education issues who are actually educators? Well, someone did the math and came up with this: Nine percent. Yes, 9 percent.
Pearson Foundation closing (after paying big fines for helping corporate parent) is from The Washington Post. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Role Of Private Foundations In Education Policy.