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.
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.
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”
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”).
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.