Race to the Top will be a key focus of tomorrow's speech, which will highlight Wisconsin's upcoming legislative vote to remove the "firewall" between student data and teacher evaluations.
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September 22, 2009
After getting feedback from NGA and CCSSO, the Gates Foundation changes course.
September 21, 2009
The former high school science teacher will have the same gig, just a different office--in the White House's Domestic Policy Council.
September 16, 2009
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September 03, 2009
Obama's Sept. 8 speech will echo many themes from his campaign, and kick off a $1,000 contest for students.