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):
PROOF POINTS: Researchers say cries of teacher shortages are overblown is from The Hechinger Report.
How Should Asian American History Be Taught? A Scholar Explains is from Ed Week.
Why the narrative that critical race theory ‘makes white kids feel guilty’ is a lie is from The Hechinger Report. I’m adding it to RESOURCES FOR LEARNING ABOUT ATTACKS ON “CRITICAL RACE THEORY,” THE 1619 PROJECT & ATTEMPTS TO STOP EDUCATORS FROM TEACHING ABOUT SYSTEMIC RACISM.
Critical Race Theory’s Merchants of Doubt is from TIME. I’m adding it to the same list.
This is worth listening to…. https://t.co/KNWWVtFB3M
— Larry Ferlazzo (@Larryferlazzo) August 9, 2022
This next tweet is also going on the same list:
Oklahoma school board downgrades Tulsa Public Schools for allegedly shaming White people in training – The Washington Post https://t.co/bkaxCVpUCU
— Erica L. Green (@EricaLG) August 1, 2022
For Students’ Academic Recovery, It’s Acceleration vs. Remediation is from US News. I’m adding it to THE BEST RESOURCES ABOUT ACCELERATED LEARNING.
I’m adding this tweet to The Best Resources For Banned Books Week:
New from @serrano_alej and me: The wave of book reviews and removals that swept across Texas in the last year was driven more by politicians than parents, a Houston Chronicle analysis found.
Story w/ database of 2,080 book reviews, challenges and bans:https://t.co/YRTgUcJuqL
— Hannah Dellinger (@hdellingermedia) August 10, 2022
I’m adding this next tweet to The Best Resources For Learning Why School Vouchers Are A Bad Idea:
It was Texas’s rural districts that defeated a fast moving voucher bill in 2017. They will be key to defeating a new bill this year. Listen up other states. Vouchers offend rural districts bc they ignore everything they’ve waited on for decades. 1/x https://t.co/1tqkmDzNbN
— Derek W. Black (@DerekWBlack) August 9, 2022
— Dan Goldhaber (@CEDR_US) August 10, 2022
New: Are we really in the midst of a national teacher shortage? https://t.co/oyFpfPmjmj
— Matt Barnum (@matt_barnum) August 11, 2022
C.D.C. Eases Covid Guidelines, Eliminating Quarantines is from The NY Times.