Here are some recent useful posts and articles on educational policy issues (You might also be interested in The Best Articles, Videos & Posts On Education Policy In 2017 – Part Two):
What We Mean When We Say Evidence-Based Medicine is from The NY Times, and has some relevance to education research. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Understanding How To Interpret Education Research.
What Makes a Good School? is from Slate.
One Target in Beijing’s Migrant Crackdown: Schoolchildren is from The New York Times.
The DeVos ‘Nice List’ is from The NY Times.