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):
Solving the Mystery of the Schools is by Diane Ravitch and appeared in The New York Review of Books.
When Integrating A School, Does It Matter If You Use Class Instead Of Race? is from NPR. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About School Desegregation (& Segregation) – Help Me Find More.
Very few teachers receive poor job ratings, and new evaluations haven’t changed that is from The Washington Post. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Effective Student & Teacher Assessments.
As Detroit Starts to Mend, Its Schools Lurch Toward Fiscal Crisis is from The New York Times.
Detroit Public Schools will be completely broke by April. Here’s how things got to this point. is from Vox.
Oakland District at Heart of Drive to Transform Urban Schools is from The New York Times.
More Money Really Does Make Schools Better appeared in Bloomberg View. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning That Money Does Matter For Schools.
I’ve seen this illustration before, but with different word descriptions. I like these:
Equality is NOT the same thing as equity. #CTAEHR pic.twitter.com/8THKWxn8YC
— CA Teachers Assoc. (@CATeachersAssoc) March 5, 2016
I’m adding this next tweet to The Best Resources On The No Child Left Behind Reauthorization Process:
Read it and … well, it would be odd if you wept: Here are the folks who will draft proposed regulations for #ESSA pic.twitter.com/H4MIrOA2AJ
— Politics K-12 (@PoliticsK12) March 4, 2016
I’m adding this tweet to The Best Resources Showing Why We Need To Be “Data-Informed” & Not “Data-Driven”:
Quote from one of my favorite books.. pic.twitter.com/zWwV6FJNqk
— Doug Lemov (@Doug_Lemov) March 1, 2016