Here are some recent useful posts and articles on educational policy issues (You might also be interested in The Best Articles, Videos & Posts On Education Policy In 2016 – So Far):

The Tragedy in Oaxaca Really Puts America’s Squabbles Over Education Reform in Perspective is from Slate.

How California Gov. Jerry Brown Fought the Federal Government on Education Policy — and Won is by Matt Barnum.

California in the Age of ESSA: Can Schools Be Held Accountable Without Real Consequences is also by Matt Barnum.

America’s Not-So-Broken Education System is by Jack Schneider. I’m adding it to The Best Articles Pointing Out That Our Schools Are Not Failing — Please Suggest More.

No Panacea: Diagnosing What Ails Teacher Professional Development Before Reaching for Remedies is a report from New America. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Professional Development For Teachers — Help Me Find More.

Michigan governor signs $617 million Detroit schools bailout is from The Associated Press.

Teacher pay around the world is from Brookings.

Teacher Unions Are ‘Bargaining for the Common Good’ is from The American Prospect. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning Why Teachers Unions Are Important.