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):
NEW: Following Minneapolis and other districts, Chicago launched a new survey this winter asking students how they view their classrooms and schools.
Principals will get the data next month; it’s NOT for teacher or campus evaluation.https://t.co/PEDCvQ68qM
— Mila Koumpilova (@MilaKoumpilova) January 23, 2023
I’m adding this next tweet to TEACHING RESOURCES ABOUT IF POLICE SHOULD BE IN SCHOOLS:
Video of a violent arrest of a Tennessee high school student in gym class has renewed local scrutiny over the role of school police.https://t.co/SxvO7Z6VRp pic.twitter.com/oRjtjas7U1
— The New York Times (@nytimes) January 25, 2023
Hillsdale, due to its reputation among evangelical conservative Christians, has helped rewrite history standards in Florida and South Dakota, and now Virginia—but there’s no one at Hillsdale who is an expert in the history of Virginia or race and racism. https://t.co/ZtbaZtmf4B
— Brooke Newman (@DrBrookeNewman) January 25, 2023
The basic rights teachers don’t have is from The Washington Post.
Despite these efforts, @rachelmarisa and @mkdiliberti also found that alternative approaches to exclusionary discipline programs were far less common in secondary schools with majority Black student populations in 2021–2022.
🔗 to full blog: https://t.co/QL1LHAgDp5 https://t.co/QmCoEzdxmO
— Brookings Brown Center (@BrookingsEd) January 25, 2023
So far, Trump appears to be chasing DeSantis with his campaign’s policy rollouts. https://t.co/zjRKCiFCyA
— Maggie Haberman (@maggieNYT) January 27, 2023
Cardona Calls for Better Teacher Pay, More Multilingualism in Speech is from The 74.
Higher education as a path out of poverty is now more myth than reality is from The L.A. Times. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Why Improving Education Is Not THE Answer To Poverty & Inequality.
Missouri wants to pay teachers $3k to learn to teach patriotism? Where w… https://t.co/v0VEd89k8z via @YouTube
— Larry Ferlazzo (@Larryferlazzo) January 29, 2023
I’m adding this tweet to The Best Resources For Learning About School Desegregation (& Segregation) – Help Me Find More:
Opinion: What kind of schools does California consider excellent? Segregated ones – San Francisco Chronicle https://t.co/GxIarF8pks via @Newslit
— Alexander Russo (@alexanderrusso) January 30, 2023
McKinsey is so ethically and morally bankrupt, I don’t understand why anyone would take their analyses seriously https://t.co/s5Af5nPbeA
— Larry Ferlazzo (@Larryferlazzo) January 30, 2023
Could America Raise Teachers’ Salaries to $60,000 a Year? is from Slate.
Profile in courage https://t.co/Y6tVZBnifA
— Larry Ferlazzo (@Larryferlazzo) February 1, 2023
Hide your books to avoid felony charges, Fla. schools tell teachers https://t.co/wVv09SbmyT
— Larry Ferlazzo (@Larryferlazzo) January 31, 2023