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):
Chris Christie’s Newark schools chief steps down following years of turmoil is from The Washington Post. The New York Times also has an article on her departure.
Grading the Common Core: No Teaching Experience Required is from The New York Times. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The “Next Generation” Of State Testing.
Baltimore’s Challenge: Buy Computers For 100,000 Kids, And Don’t Mess It Up is from BuzzFeed News.
Education groups to Congress: Please get rid of No Child Left Behind, already is from The Washington Post. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles On The New NCLB Reauthorization Bill.
Texas Turns Away From Prosecuting Truants is from NPR.
Union-backed group calls for pause in federal money for charter schools is from The Washington Post. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles Analyzing Charter Schools.
The number of school districts adopting performance based financial incentives has increased by 40+% since 2004 http://t.co/PAsgPM1qCG
— Anna Jacob Egalite (@annaegalite) June 23, 2015
California Tempers Backlash While Embracing Common Core – AP http://t.co/2PP4OWZMh8
— alexanderrusso (@alexanderrusso) June 22, 2015
Three-part Denver Post series about Common Core wraps up today — thoughts? http://t.co/caEF36TfjG @egorski @chalkbeatCO
— alexanderrusso (@alexanderrusso) May 26, 2015
I’m adding these next tweets to The Best Resources For Understanding How To Interpret Education Research:
Ed research: The intractable problems http://t.co/Cy3kcjVlqb via @C_Hendrick is there any evidence that research literacy improves outcomes?
— José Picardo (@josepicardoSHS) June 11, 2015
Be skeptical. ". . .research relevant to education policy is always fraught with . . .problems of generalizability" https://t.co/DBXBDZ16XH
— Regie Routman (@regieroutman) June 2, 2015