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 – Part Two):

Education for Sale? is by Linda Darling Hammond. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning Why School Vouchers Are A Bad Idea (& Other Commentaries On “Choice”).

A Brooklyn Charter School Looks Past ‘No Excuses’ is an article in today’s New York Times that described a move towards restorative practices. Here’s how it ends:

I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Restorative Practices – Help Me Find More.

Want to Fix Schools? Go to the Principal’s Office also appeared in The New York Times.

The Senate’s 50–49 Killing of ESSA Rules: A Sweeping Change in How America Will Rate (and Fix) Schools is from The 74. Here are articles from The New York Times and Washington Post on the same vote.

Here’s a short animation describing California’s new “accountability system”: