Here are some recent useful posts and articles on educational policy issues (You might also be interested in The Best Articles, Videos & Posts On Education Policy In 2016 – So Far):
The Textbook That Calls Mexicans Lazy is from The Atlantic.
Will Hillary Clinton’s Education Policy Break From Obama’s in a Huge Way? is from Mother Jones.
The “Big Bet” of a Funder That Hasn’t Forgotten Traditional Public Schools is from Inside Philanthropy. Thanks to Alexander Russo for the tip. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Role Of Private Foundations In Education Policy.
Why firing bad teachers isn’t nearly as important as creating good ones is from The L.A. Times. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On California Court Case Attacking Teacher’s Rights.
Connecticut’s Critical Deadline: Judge Says State Must Fix Public Education in Six Months is from The 74. An F-Minus for America’s Schools From a Fed-Up Judge is a New York Times article on the same court case.
Donald Trump Releases Education Proposal, Promoting School Choice is from The New York Times. And Trump pitches $20 billion education plan at Ohio charter school that received poor marks from state is from The Washington Post.
The California State Board of Education approved a new system to evaluate schools. Here are some articles about it:
California’s schools won’t be judged only by their test scores, school board votes is from The L.A. Times.
State board unanimously adopts new school accountability system is from Ed Source.
California education leaders approve new method of grading schools is from The Sacramento Bee.
A big report came out on chronic absenteeism. Here are some articles related to it:
The Long-Term Consequences of Missing School is from The Atlantic.
Large Sacramento County school districts face absenteeism challenges is from The Sacramento Bee.
American schools have a chronic absentee problem is from The Washington Post.
I’m adding these to The Best Resources On Student Absenteeism.
Today’s Dilbert comic demonstrates how many fed, state & district mandates to schools work https://t.co/SAxyW4X3qN
— Larry Ferlazzo (@Larryferlazzo) September 6, 2016