Time for another mid-year “Best” list!
I’ll be adding this list to ALL MID-YEAR “BEST OF 2019” LISTS IN ONE PLACE!
You can see the previous editions of this list, along with all my Ed Policy-related “Best” lists, here.
Here are my choices for the best resources on education policy shared over the past six months (this is different from my annual “round-up” of important education-related news):
Did busing for school desegregation succeed? Here’s what research says. is by Matt Barnum.
SPECIAL REPORT: BLIND SPOTS IN TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT is from Ed Week. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Professional Development For Teachers — Help Me Find More.
Student Outcomes: Does More Money Really Matter? is from Ed Week. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning That Money Does Matter For Schools.
Critics of charter schools say they’re hurting school districts. Are they right? is from Chalkbeat. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles Analyzing Charter Schools.
The Radical Teachers’ Movement Comes to Baltimore is from The Nation.
‘Can’t pay their bills with love’: In many teaching jobs, teachers’ salaries can’t cover rent is from USA Today. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Teacher Compensation Crisis.
LeBron James Opened a School That Was Considered an Experiment. It’s Showing Promise. is from The NY Times.
“How Much Should I Care?” Five questions policymakers and practitioners should ask when sizing up education research appeared in Medium. I’m adding it The Best Resources For Understanding How To Interpret Education Research.
7 AFRICAN-AMERICAN STUDENTS GET INTO NYC’S MOST SELECTIVE HIGH SCHOOL – OUT OF 895 SLOTS
IS ANY TEACHER SURPRISED THAT NEW STUDY FINDS TEXTBOOKS NOT KEY TO STUDENT LEARNING?
STATISTIC OF THE DAY: REPORT SAYS THAT NONWHITE SCHOOL DISTRICTS GET $23 BILLION LESS THAN WHITE ONES
Why teacher strikes are touching every part of America is from CNN.
Interpreting Effect Sizes In Education Research is from The Shanker Institute. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Understanding How To Interpret Education Research.
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS & TEACHER SHOW PERFECT EXAMPLE OF RACIAL BIAS & INCOMPETENT CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT
THE BEST RESOURCES FOR LEARNING ABOUT THE L.A. TEACHERS’ STRIKE
WASH. POST REPUBLISHES GUEST POST FROM HERE ON TOM BRADY & TEACHING
Data Was Supposed to Fix the U.S. Education System. Here’s Why It Hasn’t. is from The Harvard Business Review. I’m adding it to The Best Resources Showing Why We Need To Be “Data-Informed” & Not “Data-Driven”
These Boston high school valedictorians set off to change the world.But good grades only got them so far. is from The Boston Globe.
17 studies that tell us something about how school closures affect students is from Chalkbeat. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles On The Impact Of School Closures — Suggest More!
GATES ANNOUNCES BIG GRANTS TO TRAIN TEACHERS IN “HIGH QUALITY” CURRICULA, BUT WHO’S GOING TO HELP THEM DEFINE “HIGH QUALITY”?
WASH. POST PUBLISHES MY EDUCATION PREDICTIONS FOR 2019
DEVOS COMMISSION RECOMMENDS RESCINDING SCHOOL DISCIPLINE GUIDELINES DESIGNED TO REDUCE DISCRIMINATION
When School Choice Means School’s Choice is from The Atlantic. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning Why School Vouchers Are A Bad Idea (& Other Commentaries On “Choice”).
MAYBE “INNOVATION” ISN’T THE HOLY GRAIL, AFTER ALL
YUP, WHEN A SCHOOL SOUNDS TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE, IT PROBABLY ISN’T…
T.M. Landry and the Tragedy of Viral Success Stories is from The NY Times. I’m adding it to The Best Posts About Attrition Rates At So-Called “Miracle” Schools.