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 TWO):
The Gates Foundation has enormous impact. Its CEO leaving could have an enormous impact, too. is from Recode. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Role Of Private Foundations In Education Policy.
After 10 Years of Hopes and Setbacks, What Happened to the Common Core? is from The NY Times.
The NEA has interviewed many of the Democratic candidates running for President about their views on education. I’m adding it to THE BEST COLLECTIONS OF DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES’ POLICY POSITIONS.
Chalkbeat and Vox have done an analysis of the Great Schools rating system. Read about it here, and watch the video:
Student teachers have to deal with something called edTPA. Check this out:
Mid-thread on important #edpolicy relevant research, given calls to raise the bar for the teaching profession *and* to diversify the profession. Prior research on edTPA showed that Hispanic candidates were 3x more likely to fail. https://t.co/P7lDgIuo9B#teacherprep https://t.co/5ZZYfr58nO
— Cara Jackson (@cara__jackson) December 5, 2019
On today’s Daily: We’ve spent decades and billions to improve American kids’ performance on reading and math tests. New evidence shows it hasn’t worked—and low-achieving kids are falling further behind. @mikiebarb and I review the history. https://t.co/yOZwHZhWEw
— Dana Goldstein (@DanaGoldstein) December 5, 2019