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):
Texas official wants to arm more teachers. Bad idea. is from The Washington Post. I’m adding it to The Best Articles & Videos Explaining Why Arming Teachers Is A Bad Idea.
Are active shooter drills worth it? is from Vox.
Research finds that increasing investments in school resource officers does not lead to safer schools. https://t.co/JmT5ip3MDr
— Brookings Brown Center (@BrookingsEd) May 26, 2022
How the Pandemic Remade the SAT is from The New Yorker.
I’m adding this next tweet to The Best Resources For Learning About Balanced Literacy & The “Reading Wars”:
Here is the blog post I promised. It talks about the recent NY Times article criticizing the work of Lucy Calkins. It looks at ALL the research as it defends the use of Balanced Literacy practices. https://t.co/jrVS09a8BY pic.twitter.com/Gqrn46EU3s
— Dr. Sam Bommarito (@DoctorSam7) May 28, 2022
"The unspoken belief underlying such ideological policing is that teachers can’t be trusted, that teachers don’t deserve to be regarded as the skilled professionals they are." https://t.co/EX67yUPFWb
— Sara Hudson ♥️ 🧡 💛 💚 💙 💜 (@saraphudson) May 23, 2022