Here are a few relatively recent posts and articles on ed policy issues:

Teacher standoff stokes debate over standardized tests is from Reuters. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On The Seattle Standardized Test Boycott.

Speaking Back to the Common Core is by Thomas Newkirk. I’m adding it to The Best Articles Sharing Concerns About Common Core Standards.

Data Without Context Tells a Misleading Story is from The New York Times. I’m adding it to The Best Resources Showing Why We Need To Be “Data-Informed” & Not “Data-Driven.”

K-12 student database jazzes tech startups, spooks parents is from Reuters.

Hacking at Education: TED, Technology Entrepreneurship, Uncollege, and the Hole in the Wall
is by Audrey Watters.