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):
The Daily 202: Koch network laying groundwork to fundamentally transform America’s education system is from The Washington Post.
How new evidence bolsters the case for California’s education policy rebellion is from Matt Barnum. Threats don’t necessarily work well in the classroom – maybe it could be the same for many teachers and schools?
Trump’s Vision for Vocational Education Gets a Tepid Reception is from The New York Times.
The New Tax Law’s Subtle Subversion of Public Schools is from The Atlantic.
Smarter Balanced Test Scores Are Mostly Flat. Is That a Problem? is from Ed Week. It’s connected to what I wrote in October: This Is Interesting: All Smarter Balanced State English Test Scores Went Down & Most PARCC States Went Up.
A graduation crisis in D.C. brings questions of ethics to the fore is from The Christian Science Monitor.
With new focus on curriculum, Gates Foundation wades into tricky territory is from Matt Barnum. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Role Of Private Foundations In Education Policy.
This is an important tweet that corresponds to previous studies. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The “Next Generation” Of State Testing:
In the last round of PISA, students taking tests online performed less well than those using pen(cil) and paper: https://t.co/z4rMURfep1
— Dylan Wiliam (@dylanwiliam) January 30, 2018