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):
Big news in Detroit this week:
Teacher Protest Shuts Almost All Detroit Public Schools is from The New York Times.
Detroit teacher: I donated a kidney to my student. And politicians call me selfish. appeared in The Washington Post.
And big news in the private foundation & education world this week:
Zuckerberg, Chan Tap James Shelton to Lead Huge Education Giving Effort is from Ed Week.
Zuckerberg and Chan Hire Education Leader to Run Philanthropic Effort is from The New York Times.
I’m adding those two links to The Best Resources For Learning About The Role Of Private Foundations In Education Policy.
In other news this week:
Crazy stuff in Chicago: THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY: HOW AND WHY CPS REMOVED ME FROM MY SCHOOL is by Troy LaRaviere.
Why so many people are worried about teacher diversity, in two charts is from The Washington Post. I’m adding it to A Collection Of Useful Posts, Articles & Videos On Race & Racism.