Here are a few recent good posts related to education policy issues:
Making Sense of International Test Competition is by Walt Gardner at Education Week. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Getting Some Perspective On International Test Comparison Demagoguery.
When The Legend Becomes Fact, Print The Fact Sheet is from The Shanker Blog. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The “Value-Added” Approach Towards Teacher Evaluation.
Variable pay-for-performance is a folly is a very interesting analysis from economists. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning Why Teacher Merit Pay Is A Bad Idea.
Objectively Speaking is an intriguing post about why it might be a bad idea for teachers to write lesson objectives on the board for students to see.
Hey, Researchers and Policymakers: Pay Attention to the Questions Teachers Ask is by Larry Cuban. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Understanding How To Interpret Education Research.