Here are some recent important posts and articles on educational policy issues:
Teach For America At 25: With Maturity, New Pressure To Change is from NPR. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles Raising Concerns About Teach For America.
High School Graduation Rates Are at an All-Time High, Especially for Latino Students is from The National Journal. I’m adding it to The Best Articles Pointing Out That Our Schools Are Not Failing.
How can we improve the way we assess teachers? is from The Guardian. I believe this is the report it discusses. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Effective Student & Teacher Assessments.
Principals reject ‘value-added’ assessment that links test scores to educators’ jobs is from The Washington Post. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The “Value-Added” Approach Towards Teacher Evaluation.
A System Entirely Composed of Charters? is from Ed Week, as is If Charters Work, What Is the Reason? I’m adding them both to The Best Posts & Articles Analyzing Charter Schools.
Responding to the Federal Department of Education’s Proposal to Rank Teacher Education Programs: “Thoughts on Educating Teachers When Teacher Education Is Under Attack” is from Mike Rose.
5 surprising things everyone should know about standardized tests is from Vox. I’m adding it to The Best Posts On How To Prepare For Standardized Tests (And Why They’re Bad).
Lessons of nope: Joel Klein fails to educate us on how to fix our schools is from The Hechinger Report.