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):

College ratings system proposed by Obama is scrapped is from The Los Angeles Times.

Why Schools Over-Discipline Children With Disabilities is from The Atlantic.

Evaluating teachers: Precise but irrelevant metrics? is from The Hechinger Report.

Teachers May Be Staying In The Classroom Longer Than Expected, Says Study is from Ed Source.

Issue of collective bargaining threatens evaluation reform is from Ed Source.

As PARCC Sheds States, Is the Common-Core Test Toast or Tougher Than it Looks? is from Ed Week. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The “Next Generation” Of State Testing.

We Always Want To Get Better is a report on teacher professional development. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Professional Development For Teachers — Help Me Find More.

A Blueprint for Great Schools Version 2.0 is a report commissioned by the California State Department of Education as a follow-up to a previous state commission (of which I was a member), which wrote a Part One report. It was co-chaired by Martha Infante, a great teacher in Los Angeles. You can read an article about this new report here.

I’m adding this tweet to The Best Education Articles From “The Onion”: