Here are some good relatively recent posts and articles on education policy issues:
Which Way Up: At a Glance is from The Center For Public Education and is a report on School Improvement Grants. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Four School Improvement Grant Models.
On the need for unions and seniority is by David B. Cohen. I’m adding it to The Best Articles For Helping To Understand Both Why Teacher Tenure Is Important & The Reasons Behind Seniority-Based Layoffs.
How to Turn an Urban School District Around—Without Cheating is from The Atlantic.
Failing the Test is by David Kirp at Slate. I’m adding it to The Best Articles Providing An “Overall” Perspective On Education Policy.