Here are some relatively recent good pieces written on educational policy issues:

The Dark Side of Low Out-of-School Suspension Rates? is from Education Week. I’m adding it to The Best Posts On LA’s Banning Of Suspensions For “Willful Defiance” (Along With Commentary From An LA Teacher).

What Should Schools Be Assessing – and How? is by Sam Chaltain. I’m adding it to The Best Articles Describing Alternatives To High-Stakes Testing.

Consequential Validity and the Transformation of Tests from Measurement Tools to Policy Tools is from the National Educational Policy Center.

What if Finland’s great teachers taught in U.S. schools? is from The Washington Post. I’m adding it to The Best Resources To Learn About Finland’s Education System.

Do Educators Want Cameras In Their Classrooms? is by Paul Bruno. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles About Videotaping Teachers In The Classroom.