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):
Netflix’s billionaire founder is secretly building a luxury retreat for teachers in rural Colorado is from Vox. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Role Of Private Foundations In Education Policy
More than 70 employees at Mark Zuckerberg’s philanthropy say it needs to change how it deals with race is from Vox. I’m adding it to the same list.
Success Academy Faces Fierce Criticism Over Its Handling of Racial Issues is from NY1. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles Analyzing Charter Schools.
Charter Schools, Some With Billionaire Benefactors, Tap Coronavirus Relief is from The NY Times.
Pandemic boosts interest in ‘mastery-based’ learning, though evidence remains thin is from Chalkbeat. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Understanding “Personalized Learning”
What Teachers Want: School Factors Predicting Teachers’ Decisions to Work in Low-Performing Schools is a new research paper:
We find that teachers express a strong preference for two malleable school processes, administrative support and discipline enforcement, along with a higher salary, a structural feature. Estimates indicate these attributes are 2 to 3 times more important to teachers than fixed school characteristics like prior achievement.
This has been an oft-repeated refrain for years now, school choice advocates have long framed their issue as a civil rights one.
It is especially jarring now, when people are fighting for their right to live. Civil rights is the civil rights issue of our time. https://t.co/MYNWcGaSz8
— Rebecca Klein (@rklein90) June 16, 2020
I’m adding this tweet to THE BEST WAYS TO SUPPORT LGBTQ STUDENTS:
“It’s going to be really hard for lower courts to explain why this Supreme Court decision means something different for Title IX.”
Mark Walsh explores how a Supreme Court decision on LGBT employment protections could affect transgender students. https://t.co/lBa6WvVloP
— Evie Blad (@EvieBlad) June 16, 2020