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):

The biggest ed policy news will take place on Monday at the Supreme Court:

Supreme Court to hear case on unions, non-member financial requirements is from CNN.

Supreme Court Janus case is bigger than unions. Upward mobility is at stake. is from USA Today.

Behind a Key Anti-Labor Case, a Web of Conservative Donors is from The NY Times.

I’m adding them to The Best Resources On The Awful Friedrichs & Janus Cases.

Michael Feinberg, a Founder of KIPP Schools, Is Fired After Misconduct Claims is from The NY Times.

Head Of D.C.’s Schools Resigns After Personal Scandal And Amid District Tumult is from NPR. I’m constantly amazed at how people who appear to be very smart can do such dumb things.

After Years of Fighting, Idaho Retains Climate Change in Its Education Guidelines is from The New York Times. You might also be interested in New PBS NewsHour Video Segment: “Attempts to rein in climate change education draw backlash.”

All of West Virginia’s public school teachers are on strike is from Vox.

Here’s a good review of the common “pitfalls” in education research. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Understanding How To Interpret Education Research.

Abolish middle school? Not so fast, new study says. is from Chalkbeat.

11 essential books for education reporters in 2018 comes via Alexander Russo.

This is how Carmen Fariña works: Outgoing chancellor led from inside schools is from Politico.