Here are some recent useful posts and articles on educational policy issues (You might also be interested in The Best Articles & Posts On Education Policy In 2015 – So Far):
How Due Process Protects Teachers and Students is by Richard D. Kahlenberg. I’m adding it to The Best Articles For Helping To Understand Why Teacher Tenure Is Important.
Using video to make classroom observations more fair, more helpful, and less burdensome is from The Brookings Institution. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles About Videotaping Teachers In The Classroom.
Civil Rights and Testing: Response to Haycock and Edelman is by Marc Tucker. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles On The New NCLB Reauthorization Bill.
As Congress debates No Child Left Behind: Who should decide which schools are failing kids? is from The Washington Post. I’m adding it to the same list.
Majority of Teachers Say Poverty Is a Barrier to Learning in Their Schools is from Ed Week. I’m adding it to The Best Places To Learn What Impact A Teacher (& Outside Factors) Have On Student Achievement.
Inequitable school funding called ‘one of the sleeper civil rights issues of our time’ is from The Washington Post. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning That Money Does Matter For Schools.
Ten reasons for being skeptical about ‘ground-breaking’ educational research is from The Language Gym. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Understanding How To Interpret Education Research.
Minding the Discipline Gap in Education is from the Pacific Standard. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Restorative Practices – Help Me Find More.
This is not good: Charter school company Summit Academy Management sues teachers who quit. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles Analyzing Charter Schools.