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

Ken Bernstein reviews what looks like a book that’s definitely worth reading, Public Education Under Siege.

How hard is teaching? is by Valerie Strauss at The Washington Post.

The invisibility of teachers is by P.L. Thomas in the Washington Post.

Simple Approaches to School Improvement is by David B. Cohen.