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 2019 – PART ONE):

Big news here in California: New era for charter schools: Newsom signs bill after intensive negotiations is from Ed Source. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles Analyzing Charter Schools.

The Urban Institute has created the Education Data Explorer. I’m adding it to The Best Places To Get Reliable, Valid, Accessible & Useful Education Data.

California’s Positive Outliers: Districts Beating the Odds is from The Learning Policy Institute.

Effect Sizes, Robust or Bogus? Reflections from my discussions with Hattie and Simpson is from Ollie Lovell. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Understanding How To Interpret Education Research.

California schools can no longer suspend K-8 students for using phones. Will this help or hurt learning? is from The L.A. Times. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Restorative Practices – Help Me Find More.

The USC Education Department has begun The Answer Lab, a place where educators can ask questions about research. It sounds similar to Ask REL (see “Ask A REL” Archives Are Some Of The Most Accessible Education Research Sites Around…).

Laurene Powell Jobs and Robin Hood Fund Give $16 Million for N.Y. Schools is from The NY Times. I”m adding it to The Best Articles For Learning About Laurene Powell Jobs’ Project To Redesign High Schools.

Controversial California ethnic studies curriculum moves forward, could roll out in 2020 is from The Sacramento Bee. I’m adding it to The Best Posts On The Value Of Ethnic Studies Classes – Help Me Find More.