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 2017 – So Far):

Common Core Used Widely, Despite Continuing Debate is from The Associated Press. I’m adding it to A Collection Of My “Best” Lists On The Common Core.

Teachers’ unions and school performance: Evidence from California charter schools is a new study showing that student achievement increased in charter schools after they unionized. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning Why Teachers Unions Are Important.  Chalkbeat has an article about the study.

Very bad news: Supreme Court again will consider mandatory fees to public-employee unions is from The Washington Post. Ed Week also has an article on the case. I’m adding them to The Best Resources On The Awful Friedrichs Case.

Why School Choice is the Last Thing America Needs to Solve Its Huge Racial Wealth Gap appeared at Alternet. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning Why School Vouchers Are A Bad Idea (& Other Commentaries On “Choice”).

While the rest of the world invests more in education, the U.S. spends less is from The Hechinger Report.