Here are some recent useful posts and articles on educational policy issues (You might also be interested in The Best Articles, Posts & Videos On Education Policy In 2014 – Part Two):
A ‘Sizable Decrease’ In Those Passing The GED is from NPR. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Dangers Of The New GED Exam.
What’s Next? Pundits Offer Education Predictions for 2015 is from Education Week. I’m adding it to the same list.
A new brand of superintendents and their visions for 2015 is from The Center For Teaching Quality. I’m also adding it to that list.
Predictions about Technology in K-12 and Higher Education for 2025 is by Larry Cuban.
That surprising thing Bill Gates said is from The Washington Post. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Role Of Private Foundations In Education Policy.
Trouble grading teachers with test scores is from The Washington Post. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Effective Student & Teacher Assessments.
The one chart you need to understand any health study is from Vox. I think it has implications for ed research. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Understanding How To Interpret Education Research.
Small K-12 Interventions Can Be Powerful is from Ed Week. I’m adding it to the same list.
Magazines: The Hype Cycle Created By Innovators & Journalists is a wise post by Alexander Russo.
The True Cost of Teach For America’s Impact on Urban Schools is from The American Prospect. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles Raising Concerns About Teach For America.
Shoot Your Data: 5 Kinds of Photos That Reveal More Than Numbers is by Angela Stockman. This is a very practical post that has policy implications. I’m adding it to The Best Resources Showing Why We Need To Be “Data-Informed” & Not “Data-Driven.”
Obama education legacy: Pomp and fizzle? is by Politico. I’m adding it to The Best Articles Providing An “Overall” Perspective On Education Policy.
Private Interests Coming to a Public School Near You is from The Atlantic. I’m adding it to A Beginning “The Best…” List On The Dangers Of Privatizing Public Education.
Ignoring One of the Big Problems With Charter Schools is from The Pacific Standard. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles Analyzing Charter Schools.