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):

Control of L.A. school funds at risk in dispute over teacher evaluations is from The L.A. Times. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles On The NCLB Waiver Given To Eight California School Districts (Including Ours).

Cuomo Gets Deals on Tenure and Evaluations of Teachers is from The New York Times.

Gov. Cuomo’s plan to tie teacher evaluations to test scores won’t help our public schools. is from Slate.

Carol Burris: One Really Dumb Idea from Albany is from Diane Ravitch’s blog.

Q: What makes Finnish teachers so special? A: It’s not brains is from The Guardian. I’m adding it to The Best Resources To Learn About Finland’s Education System.

Measuring student engagement could help teachers, administrators adapt strategies might or might not be useful. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles On Student Engagement.

Testing Time from ASCD has some interesting statistics.