'Protest March Against Cuts In Education Budget' photo (c) 2008, William Murphy - license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

Here are a few recent useful posts on educational policy issues:

I Won’t Say ‘Don’t Join Teach For America’ (Yet) is by Camika Royal. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles Raising Concerns About Teach For America.

What’s going on behind the curtains in Sacramento City USD is by Alice Mercer.

Want to Look Great on Global Education Surveys? Test Only the Top Students is from Business Week. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles On 2012 PISA Test Results.

The Most Notable Education Stories of 2013 is from The Atlantic (In case you missed it, you might be interested in my Washington Post piece, Best and worst education news of 2013).

Time to Fact-Check the Reformers is by John Thompson.

Excellent Teachers for Each and Every Child: A Guide for State Policy is from The Center For Teaching Quality.

China’s Schools Teaches Kids to Take Tests, Obey the State, and Not Much More is from The Daily Beast.