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):
What the SAT’s waning relevance really tells us is from CNN.
CSU strongly indicates it will permanently scrap SAT, ACT admission requirement is from The L.A. Times.
Op-Ed: Removing Indigenous concepts from ethnic studies sends a terrible message to California’s students is from The L.A. Times. I’m adding it to The Best Posts On The Value Of Ethnic Studies Classes – Help Me Find More.
Remember the Atlanta schools’ cheating scandal? It isn’t over. is from The Washington Post. I’m adding it to The Best Commentaries On The Atlanta Test-Cheating Verdict.
Get to Know Communities in Schools: Inside MacKenzie Scott’s $133 Million Donation to America’s Top Organization Focused on Preventing Student Dropouts is from The 74. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Role Of Private Foundations In Education Policy.
Teachers in Puerto Rico have gone on strike today! They’ve completely taken over the Capitol building demanding better salaries & in defense of their pensions. Amidst so much austerity imposed by the US government, one of the most affected sectors is Education. All eyes on PR🔥✊🏼 https://t.co/VKKgeKYgyW
— devilette (@deviIette) February 4, 2022
I’m adding this tweet to The Best Resources For Learning About How Class Size Does Matter:
So many people have internalized the idea that California’s class size reduction in the ’90s “backfired” even though it seemed to have led to short and medium term achievement gains https://t.co/j5NxC0aldj pic.twitter.com/pdI4wh0PUv
— Matt Barnum (@matt_barnum) February 2, 2022
NEWS: Chicago Teachers Union President Jesse Sharkey will not seek reelection & will step down when his term runs out June. 30.
He says he is returning to the classroom, though he would not rule out a political role, including a mayoral run.https://t.co/54gC72rgq3
— Mila Koumpilova (@MilaKoumpilova) February 2, 2022