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):
Where the Right-Wing Attacks Against Education Finally Went Too Far—for Republicans is from Slate.
Data shows students are progressing again as many return to in-person schooling is from NPR.
74 Interview: Seeing the Nuances Behind the Chronic Absenteeism Crisis is from The 74. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Student Absenteeism.
You wouldn’t know it from the media narrative but the GOP’s schoolboard takeover strategy is falling flat. @Edu_Historian and I explain why – and why it matters – for @thehill https://t.co/mdLWOKAz7I
— Jennifer Berkshire (@BisforBerkshire) July 25, 2022
This should have been the first action, instead of handing us $19 box fans and calling it a day. Now we are nearly 3 years in and “racing.” Sigh. https://t.co/N1jvNnZ2km
— Neema Avashia (@AvashiaNeema) July 20, 2022
Thanks for inviting me! Here is the link to the article:https://t.co/Iln6oKooAu
— Jennifer Yoo-Brannon (@JYooBrannon) July 26, 2022
A landmark case is challenging the way education is funded in Pennsylvania, which has one of the biggest funding gaps between wealthy and low income school districts in the country. @newskag breaks it down https://t.co/b01O6uQebz pic.twitter.com/QFuB4QgiKG
— Sarah Mervosh (@smervosh) July 27, 2022
There’s a video embedded that everyone should watch. It’s so sad the way our young people are always an after thought. https://t.co/lFZW2sOqgh
— Dr. Val Brown (She/Her) (@ValeriaBrownEdu) July 28, 2022
School mask mandates return as latest coronavirus variants surge is from The Washington Post.
City schools could lose more students, as families with children relocate is from Chalkbeat.
I don’t mean to be a grump, but don’t the people working in our district’s central office have more important things to do these days than come up with a district mascot? https://t.co/0y4yDtbAcS
— Larry Ferlazzo (@Larryferlazzo) July 28, 2022
Why US schools are at the center of trans rights is from Vox.
The war on public education is very real. If you vote for a Republican, realize this is the stance you are voting for. Even if the Republican you vote for says something different, this is where the party wants them to go. The goal is dismantling public Ed. https://t.co/UcUWuzkLh9
— Christopher Tackett (@cjtackett) July 24, 2022
The guidance comes as mental health challenges spurred by the coronavirus pandemic spike, including among students with disabilities, and as schools + central offices hire new staff who don’t have a full understanding of the law, Ed Dept officials said.https://t.co/AT3jX6o6qI
— Lauren Camera (@laurenonthehill) July 19, 2022
"The DeSantis administration has decried teachings on race…[and] told school districts to ignore advice from the federal government that guarantees civil rights protections for LGBTQ students."
(free article link)https://t.co/AkXvygm2OZ
— Cara Jackson (@cara__jackson) July 30, 2022