Here are some recent useful posts and articles on educational policy issues (You might also be interested in The Best Articles & Posts On Education Policy In 2015 – So Far):

Schools Chief in Newark Says Debate Lost Its Focus is from The New York Times.

Will Value-Added Reinforce The Walls Of The Egg-Crate School? is from The Shanker Blog. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The “Value-Added” Approach Towards Teacher Evaluation.

How Not to Be Misled by Data is from The Wall Street Journal. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Understanding How To Interpret Education Research.

I’m adding this next tweet to the same list:

Black Leaders (and Teachers) Matter is an interview with Andre Perry and appears at EdShyster.

Is Special Education Racist? is an article in The New York Times that got a lot of attention, and shares info most of us wouldn’t expect. Here’s an article in Ed Week about the research, and reaction to it, and other one from an NPR station in California that points out the research lets our state off the hook.