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):
Last summer, this school district served kids 36,000 meals a week. This summer, it will be lucky to serve 600 a week. Here’s why. is from CNN.
Free school lunches for all set to end, creating ‘perfect storm’ amid high inflation is from NBC News.
Survey: Pandemic Learning Loss is Teachers’ Top Source of Job-Related Stress is from The 74.
Patrolling Public Schools: The Impact of Funding for School Police on Student Discipline and Long-term Education Outcomes is a new study, and here’s a podcast with its author. I’m adding it to TEACHING RESOURCES ABOUT IF POLICE SHOULD BE IN SCHOOLS.
Stress, Burnout, Depression: Teachers and Principals Are Not Doing Well, New Data Confirm is from Ed Week.
Possible futures: Toward a new grammar of schooling is from Kappan.
New: The Supreme Court says religious schools can't be singled out for exclusion from public dollars. I dig into the implications https://t.co/BwGXS08wcj
— Matt Barnum (@matt_barnum) June 21, 2022
Breaking News: The Supreme Court rejected Maine’s ban on state aid for religious schools in its latest decision favoring religious interests. https://t.co/ipE46mWKRE
— The New York Times (@nytimes) June 21, 2022
Here is Breyer asking the next logical question: Does this ruling mean that states must provide equal funding to private religious schools and public schools? Taken at face value, Roberts’ decision has the potential to dismantle secular public education. https://t.co/saVbopQJyq pic.twitter.com/ICQXbBbI6o
— Mark Joseph Stern (@mjs_DC) June 21, 2022
H/t to @patrick_wall for sharing this important piece by @juliarafalbaer. To reiterate the most [colorful profanity] statistic: “Further, in those districts where female superintendents left during the pandemic, 76 percent were replaced by men.”https://t.co/YPbHMxiRzU
— Jennifer Binis (@JennBinis) June 21, 2022
— Larry Ferlazzo (@Larryferlazzo) June 21, 2022
Congress reached a bipartisan, bicameral deal Tuesday to extend through the summer and upcoming 2022-23 school year child nutrition waivers that have proven crucial in allowing schools to provide meals to students and navigate pandemic-related disruptions. https://t.co/Gpe9RUNcob
— Lauren Camera (@laurenonthehill) June 21, 2022