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):
Britain wants to make its kids smarter by adding an hour to the school day is from Quartz. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On The Idea Of Extending The School Day.
Why Finland has the best schools is from The Los Angeles Times. I’m adding it to The Best Resources To Learn About Finland’s Education System.
“Throwing money at the problem” may actually work in education is from The Washington Center For Equitable Growth. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning That Money Does Matter For Schools.
And here’s what Chicago teacher Ray Salazar says about Duncan’s new job: What Arne Duncan misunderstands about his new Chicago role.
A big study on discipline in charter schools was released this week. Here are some articles about it, which I’m adding to The Best Posts & Articles Analyzing Charter Schools:
Unequal Discipline at Charter Schools is from The Atlantic.
Charter Schools Suspend Black and Disabled Students More, Study Says is from The New York Times.
Charters Suspend Blacks, Students With Disabilities More Than Peers is from Education Week.
Bernie Sanders was asked about charter schools earlier in the week, and his answer provoked a bit of confusion. Here are some articles about it, which I’m also adding to the same list:
What the Candidates Get Wrong About Charter Schools is from The Atlantic.