Here are some recent useful posts and articles on educational policy issues (You might also be interested in The Best Articles & Posts On Education Policy In 2015 – Part Two):

50 Years of Research Show Good Teaching Matters. Now What? is from Education Week.

Detroit Public Schools Emergency Manager To Step Down is from NPR.

Education Secretary Calls For Fewer (But Better) Tests is from NPR.

Stop repeating nonsense about ‘bad’ teachers. Just. Stop it. is from Icing On The Cake. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Effective Student & Teacher Assessments.

He’s the stinkweed at the Teach for America garden party is from The Washington Post. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles Raising Concerns About Teach For America.

Chicago Public Schools teachers and students need more than love is by Ray Salazar.

Teachers call CPS’ $100 million in cuts ‘act of war’ is from The Chicago Sun-Times.

Pondering the future of CTA, Sacramento post-Friedrichs is from Cabinet Report. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On The Awful Friedrichs Case.

Districts won’t have to spend federal money on tutoring is from Ed Source.