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):
Grade Repetition in Developing Countries: Repeat to Fail or Second Time’s a Charm? is from The Center For Global Development. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Grade Retention, Social Promotion & Alternatives To Both.
Bill and Melinda Gates have spent billions trying to fix U.S. public education but say it’s not having the impact they want is from CNBC. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Role Of Private Foundations In Education Policy.
New Round of Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Grants Steers Clear of Ed Tech is from US News. I’m adding it to the same list.
Gov. Newsom’s big bets: community schools, competitive grants and new teacher incentives is from Ed Source. This article provides the best overview that I’ve seen about the different programs he wants to fund.
California will pay millions to settle claims it failed to teach children to read is from The San Francisco Chronicle.
Three Important Things the “Reading Wars” (Tend to) Ignore is by Shawna Coppola. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Balanced Literacy & The “Reading Wars”
Memo to San Francisco schools: Get ready for budget cuts and layoffs is from The San Francisco Chronicle.
More teacher layoffs approved in Sacramento school district. How many will lose their jobs? 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.
The Supreme Court Could Upend This State’s Schools Over $150 is from The NY Times. I’m adding it to THE BEST RESOURCES FOR LEARNING ABOUT THE SUPREME COURT CASE THAT COULD ALLOW PUBLIC FUNDING FOR RELIGIOUS SCHOOLS.
Largest school bond in California history would throw $15 billion at fixing schools is from The San Francisco Chronicle.
Assessing the Assessment: Evidence of Reliability and Validity in the edTPA is a new and important paper. I’m adding it to The Best Advice For Student Teachers & Their Collaborating Teachers.
This is an interesting video episode from Vice. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles Analyzing Charter Schools: