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):

Having Other Teachers’ Eyes Means Also Having Their Ideas is from NPR. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Professional Development For Teachers — Help Me Find More.

Meet the New Leader of Chicago’s Principals Who’s Taking on Rahm Emanuel and Corporate School Reform is from In These Times (thanks to Alexander Russo for the tip).

UNDERSTANDING THE COMMON CORE: WHAT IT IS, WHAT IT ISN’T is from The 74.  I’m adding it to A Collection Of My “Best” Lists On The Common Core.

The Exit Exam Paradox: Did States Raise Standards So High They Then Had to Lower the Bar to Graduate? is by Matt Barnum. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles About Why High School Exit Exams Might Not Be A Good Idea.

I’m adding this tweet to The Best Resources For Learning About The “Achievement Gap” (or “Opportunity Gap”):