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 2019 – PART ONE):
Educators learn early results of Gates initiative to improve student outcomes is from Ed Source. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Role Of Private Foundations In Education Policy.
This is big ed news in our state: California Teachers Association board votes out executive director is from Ed Source.
‘No confidence’: State adviser slammed Sac City Unified officials in fiscal crisis, emails show is from The Sacramento Bee. I’m adding it to A BEGINNING LIST OF THE BEST RESOURCES FOR LEARNING ABOUT OUR SACRAMENTO DISTRICT’S FINANCIAL FIASCO.
I’m adding this tweet to The Best Resources For Understanding How To Interpret Education Research:
#AcademicTwitter, we want our research to matter, to get used. The reality is that it often does not & this is largely our own fault. Here is sage wisdom from @RuthLTurley about why research does not get used & what we can do about it. #RPP @RPP_Network @FarleyRipple @wtgrantfdn pic.twitter.com/tVaWwkCOrB
— Matthew A. Kraft (@MatthewAKraft) July 16, 2019
I’m adding this next tweet to The Best Resources For Learning About Grade Retention, Social Promotion & Alternatives To Both:
One other important aspect of grad retention policies (eg https://t.co/qgqDCxkSLW) is that even when "mandatory," they may still be unequally applied: https://t.co/dFAD6YGTfF pic.twitter.com/Fwi0b7VsCS
— Matt Barnum (@matt_barnum) July 15, 2019