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Here are some recent good posts and articles on education policy issues:

Critics Blast Away at California Districts’ Waiver is from Education Week. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles On The NCLB Waiver Given To Eight California School Districts (Including Ours).

College Board Enters Expanding Common-Test Market is from Education Week. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The “Next Generation” Of State Testing.

How students are being set up to fail is by Jeff Bryant. I’m adding it to The Best Posts About The New York Testing Fiasco.

NY State Tests: Misguided Mixing of Norms and Criteria is from Jersey Jazzman. I’m adding it to the same list.

Who’s a teacherpreneur (or not)? is by Barnett Berry. I’m adding it to my previous post, What Is A Teacherpreneur?

Some awful stuff is happening to schools in Philadelphia. Here are two posts that describe what’s going on there:

How bad is Phillie schools crisis? This bad. is from The Washington Post.

Philadelphia Borrows So Its Schools Can Open On Time is from The New York Times.