The deadline for comments on the Race to the Top guidance is rapidly approaching, so hurry up and get your critiques in. Then, if you haven't already, be sure to read my colleague Steve Sawchuk's story on NEA's comments. And, (almost) hot off the presses, four education redesign-oriented groups ...
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Proposed regulations for Title I school improvement grants would require districts to adopt one of four reform models.
August 25, 2009
...all at the same time? Not really.
August 21, 2009
If the competition for a slice of the $4.35 billion Race to the Top Fund were a K-12 class, Colorado would be the kid in front, furiously taking notes, and leaping up to answer every question.
August 20, 2009
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, a Republican, is calling a special session so that the state can get a slice of the $4.35 billion Race to the Top grant money. He wants to address the state's data firewall.
August 20, 2009
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan outlined some specifics on just how that $650 million in "innovation" money made available under the stimulus will be doled out.
August 19, 2009
Hungry for more details on the most-watched slice of the stimulus? You're in luck. Edweek.org is holding a webinar tomorrow at 2 p.m. on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and, in particular, the $4.35 billion Race to the Top Fund grant program. Guests will include Joanne Weiss, Race to ...
August 14, 2009
States will get to keep at least $200,000 to help administer Title I and special education programs.
August 12, 2009
These states will get up to $250,000 each to hire consultants to help them complete their applications.
August 11, 2009
Detroit Public Schools' teacher union president raises the idea that his district needs to protect any education reforms that stem from its state financial takeover from being changed by future district leaders. Can the same idea be applied to stimulus reforms?