Here are some recent useful posts and articles on educational policy issues (You might also be interested in seeing all my “Best” lists related to education policy here):

Why Oakland Parents Are Flocking to a Chinese-Immersion School is from The New Yorker.

An explosion of culture-war laws is changing schools. Here’s how. is from The Washington Post.


I’m adding this next tweet to The Best Resources For Learning Why School Vouchers Are A Bad Idea:

What’s in the so-called ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill that could impact the whole country is from NPR.

Texas Schools Are Sending DNA Kits Home to Parents. Why This Is a Communications Mess is from Ed Week.

5 Strategies States Are Using to Fill Teacher Shortages is from Ed Week. I’m adding it to THE BEST RESOURCES FOR LEARNING ABOUT THE “TEACHER SHORTAGE”

How to diversify America’s teaching corps appeared in The Washington Post. I’m adding it to New & Revised: The Best Resources For Understanding Why We Need More Teachers Of Color.

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What Works—and What Doesn’t—in Teacher PD is from Ed Week, and is a good summary of this new study. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Professional Development For Teachers — Help Me Find More.