Here are some recent useful posts and articles on educational policy issues (You might also be interested in seeing all my “Best” lists related to education policy here):
Can Laurene Powell Jobs Save the World? is from Puck. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Role Of Private Foundations In Education Policy. You might also be interested in The Best Articles For Learning About Laurene Powell Jobs’ Project To Redesign High Schools.
OPINION: Why school ratings can backfire is from The Hechinger Report. I’m adding it to The Best Evidence For Why Giving Schools “Report Cards” Is Bad — Help Me Find More.
‘I think we should throw those books in a fire’: Movement builds on right to target books is from The Washington Post.
Parents Do Not Have A Right To Deny History is from Dan Rather. I’m adding it to WE SHOULD ENCOURAGE PARENT ENGAGEMENT, BUT NOT PARENT BULLYING.
The Fight to Ban Books is from The NY Times.
‘I Don’t Want to Die for It’: School Board Members Face Rising Threats is from The NY Times.
Did Critical Race Theory Turn Out Voters? is from U.S. News.
How will fights about race and suburban schools change education politics? is from Chalkbeat.
“Do you approve or disapprove of public schools teaching about the history of racism?” More than 4 in 10 Republicans — 43 percent — opposed schools even broaching the subject. And about one-third — 34 percent — said they disapproved of it “strongly.” https://t.co/c5HrynbQjT
— Hussein Ibish (@Ibishblog) November 11, 2021