Please note: Not all items in this Library represent the BPO’s perspective. The posting of an article, book or study does not imply endorsement. We post these items in the spirit of transparency and education.


Link to the BPO's Fall 2016 flyer in English and Spanish

Muddy River, a Brookline zine

Reports to Brookline School Committee

School Faculty and Brookline Residents Urge School Committee to Expedite Contract Talks, The Sagamore, Leon Yang, Chris Bell, Paul Miller-Schmidt, February 6, 2016

A Call for Transparency on the Brookline School Committee's Education Reform AgendaKatherine & Matthew StewartBrookline Tab, May 20, 2016

Brookline School Committee Members Respond to Column, Brookline Tab, May 24, 2016

Why Are Brookline Schools Being "Turned around"?, Katherine & Matthew StewartBrookline Tab, June 9, 2016

Charters, Brookline and Bridgespan, Bill Schechter, Brookline Tab, June 4, 2016

Brookline Does Have Reason to Care about Charter Cap,  Jeffrey Kushner, Brookline Tab, June 17, 2016

Change Is Coming, Brookline Tab, July 6, 2016


The Constitution of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Ch. V, Sec. II

"The Third Way" in Education Is Not the Answer, Bill Schechter, Commonwealth Magazine, June 9 2016

Family Affair, Edushyster, interview with Dr. Maurice Cunningham, August 9, 2016


America's Not-So-Broken Education System, Jack Schneider, The Atlantic, June 22, 2016

Michigan- How to kill a school district by reforming it, Diane Ravitch, blog post, July 7, 2016

The Common Core Costs Billions and Hurts Students, Diane Ravitch, New York Times, July 23, 2016

Foundations Unfiltered, Interview with Megan Tomkins-Stange, Edushyster, August 3, 2016


about Standardized Testing & Opting Out

about Charter Schools

In Praise of Dewey, Nicholas Campio, July 28, 2016


EduShyster (Jennifer Berkshire)

Whos of Who-cester (Tracy Novick)

Diane Ravitch (herself)

Living in Dialogue (Anthony Cody)

deutsch 29 (Mercedes Schneider)

jersey jazzman (Mark Weber)

curmudgucation (Peter Greene)

educationopportunitynetwork (Jeff Bryant)

Fairtest: The National Center for Fair and Open Testing

New York State Allies for Public Education