Here are some recent useful posts and articles on educational policy issues (You might also be interested inTHE BEST ARTICLES, VIDEOS & POSTS ON EDUCATION POLICY IN 2018 – PART TWO):

Our School District (fortunately, not the schools in the district) is a mess. Here are three articles from the past few days about it:

Audit blasts Sac City Unified for budget mismanagement, warns of possible state takeover is from The Sacramento Bee.

Sac City Unified at risk of government takeover. Here’s what might happen is also from the Bee.

Sac school district budget, what a mess. To fix it, you have only one side to choose also appeared in The Bee.


To Truly Improve a School, Teachers Must Be on Board (Thomas Arnett) appeared in Larry Cuban’s blog.

L.A. teachers set to strike Jan. 10. Union says it has no plans for more negotiating is from The L.A. Times.

Teacher activism nationwide fueling protest movement in California is from Ed Source.

What worked (and didn’t) this year: 10 lessons from education research to take into 2019 is by Matt Barnum. I’m adding it to THE BEST EDUCATION “YEAR-IN-REVIEW” ROUND-UPS FOR 2018.

Does money matter for schools? Why one researcher says the question is ‘essentially settled’ is by Matt Barnum. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning That Money Does Matter For Schools.

On ‘Teachers Pay Teachers,’ Some Sellers Are Profiting From Stolen Work is from Ed Week.

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has a new education leader is from Chalkbeat. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Role Of Private Foundations In Education Policy.

Want a charter school application? If your child has a disability, your questions more likely to be ignored, study finds is from Chalkbeat. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles Analyzing Charter Schools.