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):

The Shift Away From ‘No-Excuses’ Discipline is from The Atlantic. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles Analyzing Charter Schools.

Beyond the viral video: Inside educators’ emotional debate about ‘no excuses’ discipline is by Elizabeth Green. I’m adding it to the same list.

Superintendents, but not teachers, give high grades to Common Core rollout is from Ed Source. I’m adding it to The Best Articles Sharing Concerns About Common Core Standards.

Detroit schools are in financial crisis and won’t be able to pay teachers after April 8 is from The Washington Post.

Who’s the Best Deliverer of Teacher PD? Report Says Teachers Still Lack Input is from Education Week. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Professional Development For Teachers — Help Me Find More.

Improving Teaching Through Collaboration is from The Shanker Institute. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles About The Importance Of Teacher (& Student) Working Conditions.

The report shared in this next tweet is very interesting. Our district, as I’m sure others do, routinely send out far more pink slips than they really need to and don’t consider the consequences. Below the tweet, I’ve posted an excerpt from the report: