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 2018 – PART TWO):’

Ex-Microsoft CEO (No, Not That One) Giving Big to K-12 is from Ed Week. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Role Of Private Foundations In Education Policy.

The Charter School Movement Washes Out in California is from The American Prospect. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles Analyzing Charter Schools.

Gov. Newsom signs legislation requiring charter school transparency in California is from Ed Source. I’m adding it to the same list.

Getting results: School spending is up in four states that saw teacher protests in 2018 is from Chalkbeat.

Lessons from the Los Angeles and Oakland teachers’ strikes is from Ed Source.

Denver Public Schools begins cutting 150 central office positions to pay for teacher raises is from The Denver Post.

Texas Says Most of Its Students Aren’t Reading at Grade Level. But Are Its Tests Fair? is from The NY Times.

Things are not looking good for our Sacramento district right now:

Sacramento City Unified outlines cuts – but district scrambling to fix budget crisis is from The Sacramento Bee.

In Kentucky:

The Real Cost of Knowledge:The University of California has broken with one of the world’s largest academic publishers. Is this the end of a very profitable business model? is from The Atlantic. I’m adding it to The Best Tools For Academic Research.