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 – Part Two):

I’m happy I didn’t have to walk picket lines this week: Sacramento teacher strike averted. Union, city district reach deal ahead of planned walkout is from The Sacramento Bee. You might also be interested in The Best Resources For Learning Why Teachers Unions Are Important.

Stagnant California test scores pose problem; state board may rejigger how to rate districts is from Ed Source.

Full Circle? The Gates Pivot on Education and Where K-12 Philanthropy Is Heading is from Inside Philanthropy. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Role Of Private Foundations In Education Policy.

The Controversy Behind Chicago’s Diploma Mandate is from The Atlantic.