Here are some recent good posts on educational policy:
Common Sense Vs. Common Core: How to Minimize the Damages of the Common Core is by Yong Zhao. I’m adding it to The Best Articles Sharing Concerns About Common Core Standards.
Smart policy decisions can only result from involving teachers is by Liam Goldrick.
857 wicked design problems is from Cooperative Catalyst.
The Gates Foundation’s “engagement bracelets” is from Daniel Willingham. I’m adding it to The Best Posts On The Weirdest School Reform Story Of The Year (So Far, At Least).
Time for Charter Schools to Come Home is by John Wilson at Ed Week. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles Analyzing Charter Schools.