Here are a few relatively recent posts and article on education policy issues:

Where school reform fails to meet classroom reality appeared in Valerie Strauss’ blog at The Washington Post.

Teachers Make Handy Scapegoats, But Spiraling Inequality Is Really What Ails Our Education System is an interview with Linda Darling Hammond. I’m adding it to The Best Articles Providing An “Overall” Perspective On Education Policy.

Michelle Rhee is wrong is by John Prosser. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On The Seattle Standardized Test Boycott.

A Controversial Consensus On KIPP Charter Schools is from The Shanker Blog. I’m adding it toThe Best Posts & Articles Analyzing Charter Schools.

Why California Tightened Oversight of New Teachers is from Diane Ravitch’s blog. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles Raising Concerns About Teach For America.