Here are a few relatively recent good posts on education policy issues:
Evaluating Teachers of ELLs in the Age of the CCSS is from Colorin Colorado. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Effective Student & Teacher Assessments.
Assessment Group Cuts Back Diagnostic, Formative Work is from Education Week. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The “Next Generation” Of State Testing.
Fear of For-Profit Schools Is Well-Founded is by Walt Gardner at Education Week. I’m adding it to A Beginning “The Best…” List On The Dangers Of Privatizing Public Education.
Public school grades – what’s really being graded? is from The Oklahoma Policy Institute (thanks to Wesley Fryer for the tip). This is a very interesting piece. I’m adding it to The Best Places To Learn What Impact A Teacher & Outside Factors Have On Student Achievement.
The fundamental flaws of ‘value added’ teacher evaluation is from the Washington Post.
Today in Poverty: An Education Wish List is from The Nation.