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 – Part Two):
With new superintendent in place, L.A. school board gears for battle on charter plan is from The L.A. Times. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles On Billionaire’s Charter Plan To Split LA’s School District.
Will the U.S. Supreme Court Gut Public-Employee Unions? is from The Atlantic. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On The Awful Friedrichs Case.
Strong Unions, Strong Democracy is by Richard Kahlenberg, and appeared in The New York Times. I’m adding it to the same list.
Supreme Court signals it’s ready to hand CTA, public unions big setback is from Ed Source, and that’s going on that list, too.
Where Are All the High-School Grads Going? is from The Atlantic.
What Easter Island’s colossal stone statues teach about the dangers of modern school reform is by Yong Zhao.
How to Fix the Country’s Failing Schools. And How Not To. is by David Kirp and appeared in The New York Times.
Seven Fallacies about Teaching is an interesting post from Icing On The Cake.
New L.A. schools chief favors steady progress and collaboration over drastic change is from The L.A. Times.
Arresting developments: Too many American schools use police officers to enforce classroom discipline is from The Economist. I’m adding it to The Most Useful Posts, Articles & Videos On South Carolina Officer’s Violent Arrest Of Student.
Foundation Influence in Education Policy Deserves Greater Scrutiny is from The Chronicle of Philanthropy. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Role Of Private Foundations In Education Policy
From Walton to Zuckerberg: How Education Philanthropy Has Changed is from Ed Week. I’m adding it to the same list.
Netflix chief announces $100 million fund for education is from The Washington Post. I’m adding it to the same list.
I’m adding this next tweet to The Best Posts & Articles Raising Concerns About Teach For America:
Today, we unveil our look at #TFA25. The series covers the changes and tensions faced by @TeachForAmerica https://t.co/mKa8xQHXPB
— Stephen Sawchuk (@Stephen_Sawchuk) January 15, 2016