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):
L.A. school board cuts its police force and diverts funds for Black student achievement is from The L.A. Times. I’m adding it to TEACHING RESOURCES ABOUT IF POLICE SHOULD BE IN SCHOOLS.
Protesters Urged Defunding the Police. Schools in Big Cities Are Doing It. is from The NY Times. I’m adding it to the same list.
Schoolwide free-meal programs fuel better classroom outcomes for students is from Brookings.
Gov. Newsom’s proposed cost of living increases could stave off cuts for some school districts is from Ed Source.
Can We Stop Fighting About Charter Schools? appeared in The NY Times. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles Analyzing Charter Schools.
Despite concerns over increasing student stress, standardized testing to go on with some limits is from The L.A. Times.
Biden’s Testing Stance Leaves States Tough Choices. Some May Still Try to Avoid Exams is from Ed Week.
N.Y.C. Schools Chief to Resign After Clashes Over Desegregation is from The NY Times.
First Black Woman to Run N.Y.C. Schools Faces Huge Task: Full Reopening is from The NY Times.
Carranza this morning, when asked what sort of state tests would be feasible at this point in NYC: “As an educator I would say to parents, there is an opt out. And if there is ever a time to consider whether that opt out makes sense for you, this is the time.”
— Reema Amin (@reemadamin) February 25, 2021