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 2017 – So Far):
I really hope our union will reach a deal with the district but, if not, I’ll be walking a picket line on Wednesday. Here are some articles from The Sacramento Bee that share what’s going on:
Sacramento teachers plan to strike Wednesday if no deal. Last walkout was in 1989.
Sacramento mayor says teacher strike ‘would really be damaging to everyone’
Parents wonder if kids should go to school amid a teacher strike. Child care is an issue
Teachers spend nearly $500 a year on supplies. Under the GOP tax bill, they will no longer get a tax deduction. is from The Washington Post. I’m adding it to The Best Data On How Much Money Teachers Pay Out Of Their Own Pocket – What Do You Spend?
What’s Interesting About the Latest K-12 Move by Chan Zuckerberg is from Inside Philanthropy. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Role Of Private Foundations In Education Policy.
The Education of Betsy DeVos is from Politico. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Our New U.S. Secretary of Education.
Betsy DeVos Doesn’t Understand How Markets Really Work appeared in The Washington Monthly. I’m adding it to the same list.
How the Kochs are trying to shake up public schools, one state at a time is from Politico.
Ain’t That A Shame by Russ on Reading came out the same day that this news broke:
Florida high school segregates students at lunch based on GPA, absences, report says – Fox News https://t.co/2uZlpEQoUl
— LaChawn Smith (@LaChawnSmith) November 4, 2017
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