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):
School’s Out for Summer and Many Teachers Are Calling It Quits is from The Wall Street Journal.
Thousands of Students Will Face Long COVID. Schools Need to Plan Now is from Ed Week.
Largest teaching union threatens to ballot members in England on strike action is from The Guardian.
New Biden Rules Would Bar Discrimination Against Transgender Students is from The NY Times.
Maine’s End Run Around the Supreme Court Offers States a Blueprint on Guns is from The NY Times. I’m adding it to THE BEST RESOURCES FOR LEARNING WHY SCHOOL VOUCHERS ARE A BAD IDEA (& OTHER COMMENTARIES ON “CHOICE”).
You’ll probably be happy to see that I wrote about California’s new law delaying start-times, citing much of the research on this topic@TheEconomist https://t.co/D4MrjTNC4b
— Tamara Gilkes Borr (@TamaraGilkes) June 23, 2022
This is disappointing https://t.co/6yRa5GCfho
— Larry Ferlazzo (@Larryferlazzo) June 23, 2022
New: CA is richer than ever but stagnant school bus funding has led to end of routes in rural districts that need it most.
“We suspect some kids haven’t been coming to school because their parents actually cannot afford to buy the gas to get them there.”https://t.co/2mp18yLjHW
— Mackenzie Mays (@MackenzieMays) June 22, 2022
I’m adding this next tweet to The Best Sites To Learn About Climate Change:
Stop and take in for a second that oil companies send lawyers to influence how kids are taught about climate change in school.https://t.co/0rSfxTe5Nm
— Sheldon Whitehouse (@SenWhitehouse) June 21, 2022
Congress Clears Bill to Extend Free Meals for Children Through the Summer https://t.co/d9JUG1Gq1E
— Erica L. Green (@EricaLG) June 24, 2022
One of this week’s biggest but little-noted education stories. https://t.co/wZdyBHqBGU
— Alexander (@alexanderrusso) June 25, 2022
Schools Are Spending Billions on High-Tech Defense for Mass Shootings is from The NY Times.
Schools Are Putting More Cops on Campus—Despite the ‘Abject Failure’ in Uvalde is from TIME. I’m adding it to TEACHING RESOURCES ABOUT IF POLICE SHOULD BE IN SCHOOLS.
Breaking News: The Supreme Court ruled that a high school football coach had a constitutional right to pray at the 50-yard line after his team’s games. The vote was 6 to 3, with the court’s three liberal members in dissent. https://t.co/8n01cJza0e
— The New York Times (@nytimes) June 27, 2022
New: What will the latest Supreme Court decision on prayer really mean for schools? Your (imagined) questions asked and answered. https://t.co/aYDsAN744R
— Matt Barnum (@matt_barnum) June 27, 2022
Gov. Newsom strikes deal on state budget: big increase for K-12, plan to expand Cal Grant, too is from Ed Source.