State Superintendent John D. Barge doesn't think the teacher effectiveness plan as currently written, is workable.
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July 09, 2012
July 03, 2012
June 08, 2012
Everyone from groups representing governors, state and local school officials, and think tanks to individual citizens are commenting on the U.S. Department of Education's draft rules for the Race to the Top for districts.
May 21, 2012
Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., the chairman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee is asking the Government Accountability Office, Congress' investigative arm, to look into state's progress in putting in place the teacher and principal portions of their Race to Top applications
May 04, 2012
Hawaii's teachers' union will take yet another vote on the new evaluation system that was a centerpiece of the state's winning Race to the Top application--but now threatens to jeopardize its funding.
April 24, 2012
Is right here in this must-read Education Week special report.
April 23, 2012
A bipartisan group of senators wants to make sure the Obama administration doesn't leave rural schools out in the cold when it crafts the next generation of the Race to the Top competition, which is aimed at districts.
April 13, 2012
As the fate of Hawaii's $75 million Race to the Top grant hanging in the balance, the state legislature rejects a measure to require teacher performance evaluations.
April 09, 2012
The five states that just narrowly missed winning a slice of the Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge Fund will get a chance to compete for $133 million in new money, the U.S. Department of Education announced today.
March 27, 2012
During a four-day on-site visit to Hawaii, officials from the U.S. Department of Education will look for "clear and compelling" evidence that the state is making good on promises it made in its winning Race to the Top plan.