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):
Addressing California’s Emerging Teacher Shortage is a new report from the Learning Policy Institute. I’m adding it to The Best Articles & Posts About The “Teacher Shortage.”
New Reports on Teacher Professional Development Kick Off U.S. Policy Debate on System Reform is from Ed Week. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Professional Development For Teachers — Help Me Find More.
Filing Alleges Bias at Success Academy Network Against Students With Disabilities is from The New York Times. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles Analyzing Charter Schools.
You may have heard about this week’s “sick-outs” by Detroit teachers to protest the appalling conditions in their schools. Here are some articles (and photos) about it – I’m adding them to The Best Posts & Articles About The Importance Of Teacher (& Student) Working Conditions:
Crumbling, Destitute Schools Threaten Detroit’s Recovery is from The New York Times.
Detroit Teacher ‘Sickouts’ Close Schools Again is from NPR.
How bad are conditions in Detroit public schools? This appalling. is from The Washington Post.
I’m adding these next two links to The Best Resources On The Awful Friedrichs Case:
Why Some States Want Strong Public-Sector Unions is from The Atlantic.
Alexander Russo has written a good piece on the LA Times’ potential conflict of interest by receiving funds from the Broad Foundation. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Role Of Private Foundations In Education Policy.
New Report: Does Money Matter in Education? Second Edition is from The Shanker Institute. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning That Money Does Matter For Schools.