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):

Grading Teachers Is Counterproductive is by Walt Gardner at Ed Week. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Effective Student & Teacher Assessments.

California Teachers Association Pres. Looks to the Future is also from Education Week.

Teachers’ Unions Fight Standardized Testing, and Find Diverse Allies is from The New York Times.

Push to overhaul teacher evaluations gives the latest news about what’s happening here in California.

The Paradox of Success at a No-Excuses School is a new study by Joanne W. Golann. I have previously posted about her work. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles Analyzing Charter Schools.

The Invented History of ‘The Factory Model of Education’ is by Audrey Watters. You might be interested in other resources about the history of education I have at The Best Resources To Learn About World Teachers Day.

Sen. Jon Tester seeks to end annual standardized testing is from The Washington Post. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On The No Child Left Behind Reauthorization Process.

Can Value Added Add Value to Teacher Evaluation? is by Linda Darling-Hammond. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The “Value-Added” Approach Towards Teacher Evaluation.