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):
After two decades of studying voucher programs, I’m now firmly opposed to them is from The Hechinger Report. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning Why School Vouchers Are A Bad Idea.
US schools remain highly segregated by race and class, analysis shows is from The Guardian. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About School Desegregation (& Segregation) – Help Me Find More.
Editorial Cartoons on Education is from US News.
The state of learning loss: 7 takeaways from the latest data is from Chalkbeat.
Will California’s $4.1-billion bet on ‘community schools’ transform K-12 education? is from The L.A. Times. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Community Schools.
I’m adding this next tweet to The Best Resources For Learning About Balanced Literacy & The “Reading Wars”:
Scoop: Conservative curriculum laws have education publishers in knots. Publication of Lucy Calkins’ new, more phonics-based program is halted amid protests and debate over how and whether to accommodate anti-CRT and anti-LGBTQ laws: https://t.co/4BcW9FvYxS
— Dana Goldstein (@DanaGoldstein) July 21, 2022
While teacher shortages have left no region of the country untouched, Florida is a flashpoint because the state’s education policies, political climate and anti-teacher rhetoric contribute to the crisis. Important story from @NadraKareem: https://t.co/EqjK7XKl03
— Jawn Staley 😷🧼🧴💉 (@errinhaines) July 21, 2022
— Matt Barnum (@matt_barnum) July 20, 2022
Will billions close California’s educational equity gaps? is from CAL Matters.
Facing pressure from parents, the Miami-Dade County School Board has reversed itself on adopting two new textbooks for the coming school year, leaving students without a sexual education curriculum for the next several months. https://t.co/cydOb5moyg
— Jesus Jiménez (@jesus_jimz) July 21, 2022