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):
L.A. teachers union seeks 20% raise, saying educators are stressed out and priced out is from The L.A. Times.
A Fast-Growing Network of Conservative Groups Is Fueling a Surge in Book Bans is from The NY Times. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Banned Books Week.
Juul Labs has agreed to pay $1.7 billion to settle more than 5,000 lawsuits by school districts, local governments and individuals who claimed that its e-cigarettes were more addictive than advertised, according to people with knowledge of the deal. https://t.co/ymE8ITQgGo
— The New York Times (@nytimes) December 10, 2022
— Brett Bigham -I go by Mr B-the PhD is honorary. (@2014ORTOY) December 12, 2022
Districts that serve large populations of students from low-income backgrounds, students of color, & #EnglishLearners continue to receive less funding than other districts. Our new report looks at ways to address inequities in #SchoolFunding https://t.co/55NxpE2KAf
— The Education Trust (@EdTrust) December 10, 2022
“Relying on teachers’ assessments for the information currently provided by standardized test scores would save instructional time, better capture the true abilities of diverse students, and reduce the problem of teaching to the test.”https://t.co/QQgKXp7TVL
— Jack Schneider (@Edu_Historian) December 8, 2022
St. Paul Public Schools is getting national buzz for its efforts to track how well recovery programs funded with federal COVID relief dollars are working — and fine-tune them along the way.@beth_hawkins reports: https://t.co/DyOte5Lb4v
— Mila Koumpilova (@MilaKoumpilova) December 13, 2022
Schools are publicly-funded and democratically controlled because they belong to us, not to industry. Let industry pay for its own schools. *Our schools* have a much broader mission. https://t.co/X01i1FOrxE
— Jack Schneider (@Edu_Historian) December 17, 2022