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):
Teacher Choices Trials – our new approach to researching questions teachers want answers to is from The Education Endowment. They’ve begun asking teachers what the Foundation should research. It’s a stance that I hope researchers in the U.S. will start to take, too.
Sacramento City Unified school budget rejected again. Immediate cuts recommended 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.
California lawmakers vote for 8:30 a.m. starting time for high schools is from The San Francisco Chronicle. Here’s my take on it:
I think later is better for students. However, I think local school districts should make the decision. Instead of an edict from the state, providing incentives for districts to do it would be the better way to go.
— Larry Ferlazzo (@Larryferlazzo) September 14, 2019
I’m adding this next tweet to The Best Resources For Learning About The Teacher Compensation Crisis:
Personally, my favorite teacher pay comparison approach, which is straightforward and not overly regression-ized, is the weekly wage comparison vs. other college-educated works https://t.co/XWZCEyYV6v pic.twitter.com/vWbYxulRnJ
— Matt Barnum (@matt_barnum) September 13, 2019