ERNed Media: A Look Back on 2017
December 20, 2017
The Latest From the Blog
Beginning next school year, states are required under the Every Student Succeeds Act to publicly report actual per-pupil spending for every school. Why is this a big deal?Because currently, most districts hide inequities between schools.
“The GOP tax reform plan sets in motion a series of policies that will drive statewide education funding down and worsen school finance inequity,” writes Liam Kerr in his post on what cutting the State and Local Tax (SALT) deduction would mean for public schools.
Staff Picks: Best of 2017
The Education Reform Now staff picked out their favorite posts of the year. Check out their work from this year and their picks below.
Staff Member: Charles Barone– “Chris Stewart Calls B.S. on the Inherent Racism of ‘Bad Ass Teachers'”
Article: Angry White Teachers on the Internet (and Their Colored Friends)
Staff Member: Dana Laurens– “If communities aren’t leading this work, we’ll forever be on the search for the next ‘silver bullet.'”
Article: Paid In Full: How to Reorient Philanthropic for Justice Oriented Collective Action and Impact
Staff Member: Konrad Mugglestone– “In high school and beyond, African American students are getting left behind in Midwestern states.”
Article: Doubling Down: The Black-White Graduation Gap in the Midwest
Staff Member: Janette Martinez– “Undocumented students are hit especially hard by the difficulties of providing for themselves and their families while in high school, making getting to college even harder.”
Article: Undocumented high schoolers work long hours, putting college further out of reach