Here are some recent useful posts and articles on educational policy issues (You might also be interested in The Best Articles, Posts & Videos On Education Policy In 2014 – Part Two):

Here are two interesting pieces about what’s happening here in California:

New California teaching credentials decline for 10th successive year is from Ed Source.

California Can Hit Accountability Snooze Button is from Ed Week.

The Agony of Taking a Standardized Test on a Computer is from Slate. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The “Next Generation” Of State Testing.

Activists look to courts to weaken grip of California teachers union is from The Sacramento Bee. What AFT members need to know about the ‘Friedrichs’ case is from The American Federation of Teachers. I’m adding both to The Best Resources For Learning Why Teachers Unions Are Important.

Survey: Most Teachers Aren’t Very Enthusiastic About Their Profession is from Ed Week.

Pros And Cons Of Standardized Testing is satire from The Onion. I’m adding it to The Best Education Articles From “The Onion.”

I’m adding this tweet to The Best Posts On Parents “Opting-Out” Of Standardized Tests For Their Children: