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):
ACT Says Grade Inflation Is a Serious Problem. It’s Probably Not. is from Ed Surge.
I tried to make a similar point here: https://t.co/3L3P5G3ye6 in other words, we don't know if it's grade "inflation" or grade "improvement" on skills not measured by test scores.
— Matt Barnum (@matt_barnum) May 16, 2022
Speaking of assessments, check out Seven questions for Jennifer Randall from The Hechinger Report.
I’m not sure how accurate everything in this article is, but it’s worth a look: Minneapolis Teacher Strike Lasted 3 Weeks. The Fallout Will Be Felt for Years is from The 74.
New Biden Administration Rules for Charter Schools Spur Bipartisan Backlash is from The NY Times. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles Analyzing Charter Schools.
Why Trans Rights Became The GOP’s Latest Classroom Target is from Five Thirty Eight.
What California law requires in teaching about LGBTQ people in public schools is from The L.A. Times.
I alwats use this, teacher merit pay/VAM, as an example to teach students about theories of change and how you think through the assumptions inherent in a policy. Students always come to, if you're not changing anything else, you just believe teachers aren't trying. https://t.co/otpEa3FpHI
— Dominique Baker (@bakerdphd) May 10, 2022