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):
Education Professional Development Superpower? ISTE and ASCD Set to Merge https://t.co/EBME6iQBYg
— Larry Ferlazzo (@Larryferlazzo) October 4, 2022
Ironically, this gap between parents and non-parents in views about schooling probably reflects the fact that non-parents have been repeatedly told that parents are very unhappy with schools.https://t.co/9iznFPlauG
— Matt Barnum (@matt_barnum) October 6, 2022
The Dilemma of Leadership: Wanting Approval from Those Who You Must Judge is from Larry Cuban.
U.S. Teachers Work More Hours Than Their Global Peers. Other Countries Are Catching Up is from Ed Week. It’s from the latest OECD report on education. Unfortunately, though, the summary doesn’t identify what I think is a very important issue – how many hours educators spend actually teaching in the classroom. Past reports have highlighted that U.S. educators generally far outpace their counterparts, which I think is a problem because we teachers need more planning time. I couldn’t find that data in this year’s report, though. It might very well be somewhere there and perhaps I’m missing it.
— Shanker Institute (@shankerinst) October 7, 2022
I’m adding this video to TEACHING RESOURCES ABOUT IF POLICE SHOULD BE IN SCHOOLS: