Here are some recent good articles on education policy issues:

Relax, America. Chinese math whizzes and Indian engineers aren’t stealing your kids’ future is from Foreign Policy. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Getting Some Perspective On International Test Comparison Demagoguery.

Why Does Family Wealth Affect Learning? is by Dan Willingham. I’m adding it to The Best Places To Learn What Impact A Teacher & Outside Factors Have On Student Achievement.

A new poverty-doesn’t-really-matter-much argument is by Valerie Strauss at the Washington Post. I’m adding it to the same list.

Civil Rights Data Show Retention Disparities is from Education Week. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Grade Retention, Social Promotion & Alternatives To Both.