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 TWO):

There was a confirmation hearing today for Miguel Cardona, President Biden’s nominee for Secretary of Education.

Here are three good articles summarizing what happened. I’ve also embedded a video of the entire hearing if you want to watch it yourself:

Five key moments from education secretary nominee Miguel Cardona’s confirmation hearing is from The Washington Post.

Education Pick Miguel Cardona’s Message To Lawmakers: ‘En La Unión Está La Fuerza’ is from NPR.

In confirmation hearing, Cardona says he’ll work to reopen schools. But how hard will he push? is from Chalkbeat.


How can school superintendents lead during the COVID-19 crisis? is from Brookings.

More states seek federal waivers from standardized tests as Biden’s Education Department extends deadline for requests is from The Washington Post.

‘School choice’ policies are associated with increased separation of students by social class is from The Conversation. I’m adding it to THE BEST RESOURCES FOR LEARNING WHY SCHOOL VOUCHERS ARE A BAD IDEA (& OTHER COMMENTARIES ON “CHOICE”).

Two for one: How Biden’s plan to cut child poverty could boost student learning is from Chalkbeat. I’m adding it to The Best Places To Learn What Impact A Teacher (& Outside Factors) Have On Student Achievement.