Here are some recent useful posts and articles on educational policy issues (You might also be interested in The Best Articles, Posts & Videos On Education Policy In 2014 – Part Two):

L.A. schools can’t afford computers for all, Cortines says is from The Los Angeles Times. I’m adding it to A Very Beginning List Of The Best Articles On The iPad Debacle In Los Angeles Schools.

Russo’s Disheartening “Eight Lessons for Funders and Grantees” is by John Thompson. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Role Of Private Foundations In Education Policy.

The End of Public-Employee Unions? is from The Atlantic. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning Why Teachers Unions Are Important.

9 reasons Finland’s schools are so much better than America’s is from Vox. I’m adding it to The Best Resources To Learn About Finland’s Education System.

High-poverty schools need better teachers, but getting them there won’t be easy is from “Greater Greater Washington.”

Except for a cheap shot against Diane Ravitch, Andrew J. Rotherham makes some good points in Education Reformers Have a Big Blind Spot.

Do U.S. Teachers Really Teach More Hours? is from Education Week.

Virtual Education: Genuine Benefits or Real-Time Demerits? is from The Atlantic.

New Georgia school chief visits two ‘failing’ schools and finds state grades don’t tell full story. is from The Atlanta Journal Constitution.

I’m adding this tweet to The Best Posts On Attracting The “Best Candidates” To Teaching: