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):

Some states were still hoping to cancel testing. The Biden administration just said no. is from Chalkbeat. This continues to be ridiculous. Even those who are complaining about the need for “data” on student needs ignore the fact that there is already plenty out there.

Don’t force schools to give standardized tests this pandemic year, research scholars ask Education Secretary Cardona is from The Washington Post.

Unprecedented federal funding is on the way. High-poverty schools are starting to reckon with how to spend it. is from Chalkbeat. We can only hope district leadership works with teachers to figure it out.

Slim research evidence for summer school is from The Hechinger Report. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On The “Summer Slide”

As Pandemic Upends Teaching, Fewer Students Want to Pursue It is from The NY Times.

Why Learning Pods Might Outlast the Pandemic is from The New Yorker.