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):
A Peek Inside: What Kids Saw On A Common Core Test is from NPR. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The “Next Generation” Of State Testing.
Success Metrics Questioned in School Program Funded by Goldman is from The New York Times. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles Explaining Why Schools Should Not Be Run Like Businesses.
Here’s why $7 billion didn’t help America’s worst schools is from Politico. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Four School Improvement Grant Models.
Cyber Charters Have ‘Overwhelming Negative Impact,’ CREDO Study Finds is from Ed Week. Study on online charter schools: ‘It is literally as if the kid did not go to school for an entire year’ is from The Washington Post and covers the same study. I’m adding them both to The Best Posts & Articles Analyzing Charter Schools.
Silicon Valley’s New Philanthropy is from The New York Times. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Role Of Private Foundations In Education Policy.
Bill Gates spent a fortune to build it. Now a Florida school system is getting rid of it. is from The Washington Post. I’m adding it to the same list.
"Good Intentions:" My review of a new book about Bill Gates and whether big philanthropy is really about big profits https://t.co/pHKUC4wFb0
— Dana Goldstein (@DanaGoldstein) November 6, 2015
Financial Woes Plague Common-Core Rollout is from The Wall Street Journal. I’m adding it to A Collection Of My “Best” Lists On The Common Core.