Someone asked me the other day for the Top Five pieces I'd give someone to read from this blog about education "reform."
Here they are:
An Education Fact "Toolkit" for New Jersey: Facts about our current education debate.
Value-Added Modeling: A Primer For Teachers (and Others)
The Education Fact Of the Year: 40% of teachers do not earn tenure after their first three years.
Christie's Lying Statistics: You cannot trust a politician who lies this much about his state's schools.
The Chris Cerf Story: All about the NJ Acting Commissioner of Education .
BONUS: If you care at all about education and New Jersey, you must read this post by Dr. Bruce Baker:
Just the Facts: NJ Taxes, Teacher Salaries and Spending “Fluff"