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 – Part Two):
House Republicans have a little-known plan to raise taxes on teachers by $2 billion 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?
AltSchool wants to change how kids learn, but fears have surfaced that it’s failing students is from TechCrunch.
Education Department considers narrowing civil rights work is from The Associated Press.
In Newark, a study about school changes rings true — and raises questions — for people who lived them is from Chalkbeat. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles For Learning About Newark’s $100 Million From Facebook.
This Is Just How Badly Scott Walker Has Decimated Public Schools in Wisconsin is from Mother Jones. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On The Awful Friedrichs Case.
Even When States Revise Standards, the Core of the Common Core Remains is from Ed Week. I’m adding it to A Collection Of My “Best” Lists On The Common Core.
I’m adding this tweet to The Best Resources For Learning About The “Value-Added” Approach Towards Teacher Evaluation:
Value added measures frequently measure fall to fall–that includes summer, and summer learning loss varies across SES ($) https://t.co/HAffrF8a64
— Daniel Willingham (@DTWillingham) November 22, 2017