Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Do education policies ignore the facts?

  • Here is a link to a blog post based on the Hechinger Report - a review of educational policies.  
  • I think it is worth a quick read.  It is a sign of the times and as educators we need to be aware of - and respond - to the decisions impacting the students we serve.

  • Education policymakers may be overlooking evidence-based strategies as they work to craft new priorities, says education writer Sarah Garland. The push to allow larger class sizes and implement merit pay for teachers are among the issues that continue to be debated, despite existing evidence of their effectiveness or lack thereof, she writes. The Hechinger Report/HechingerEd Blog (3/8)H

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