Here are some recent useful posts and articles on educational policy issues (You might also be interested in seeing all my “Best” lists related to education policy here):

Inside the vast national experiment in test-optional college admissions is from NBC News.

Not just Florida. More than a dozen states propose so-called ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bills is from NPR.

What the GOP’s faux outrage over child sexual exploitation is really about is from The Washington Post.

The Conservative College That’s Expanding to Charter Schools is from The NY Times. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles Analyzing Charter Schools.

DISTRICT STRATEGIES TO REDUCE STUDENT ABSENTEEISM is from Annenberg. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Student Absenteeism.

A Teacher Imagines What He’d Do With 10x the Classroom Budget is from Edutopia. I’m adding it to The Best Data On How Much Money Teachers Pay Out Of Their Own Pocket – What Do You Spend?

Congress Found An Easy Way To Fix Child Poverty. Then It Walked Away. is from Five Thirty Eight. I’m adding it to The Best Places To Learn What Impact A Teacher (& Outside Factors) Have On Student Achievement.

Literacy Scores by Country, in Reading, Math, and Science is from Flowing Data. I’m adding it to The Best Places To Get Reliable, Valid, Accessible & Useful Education Data.

I’m adding this next tweet to The Best Resources For Learning About The Role Of Private Foundations In Education Policy: