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 – Part Two):

5 key lessons from the successes (and failures) of President Obama’s teacher evaluation reforms is from The LA School Report. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Effective Student & Teacher Assessments.

We Have Student-Led Conferences. Why Not Teacher-Led Evaluations? appeared in Edutopia. I’m adding it to the same list.

Rejected by Colleges, SAT and ACT Gain High School Acceptance is from The New York Times. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The “Next Generation” Of State Testing.

Chicago Teachers Union tries to leverage momentum from walkout is from The Chicago Tribune.

Report finds massive under-investment in nation’s school buildings is from The Washington Post.

At High Schools Just Miles Apart, a World of Difference in College Paths is from The Texas Tribune.

Evaluating CPD: hard but not impossible is from Must Do Better… (h/t to Doug Lemov). I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Professional Development For Teachers — Help Me Find More

School Closures: A Blunt Instrument is by Rachel Cohen at The American Prospect. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles On The Impact Of School Closures — Suggest More!