'Occupy the Schools Feb 1, 2012' photo (c) 2012, Michael Fleshman - license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

Here is a collection of recent and useful posts and articles one educational policy issues:

Barnett Berry: “Teachers Can Lead Without Leaving the Classroom” is from EdSurge, and is an important post.

Board of Education President Michael Kirst tries to shepherd complex school-funding overhaul to reality is from The Sacramento Bee.

Ed Dept. pours $43 million into reform program with questionable results is from The Washington Post. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Four School Improvement Grant Models.

Jon Stewart’s greatest education hits ’13 is from The Washington Post.

Testing companies see cash cow in revamped GED is from Politico.

A Teacher’s Advice to Commissioner King: How Schools Are–and Are Not–Like Business is from Diane Ravitch’s blog. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles Explaining Why Schools Should Not Be Run Like Businesses.