A scholar sees parallels between implementing Race to the Top and No Child Left Behind.
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August 31, 2010
July 27, 2010
Michele McNeil has the news over at Politics K-12. We managed to be pretty darn accurate on our picks, getting 17 of them right. Surprises? Arizona and Hawaii, though Patrick Riccards, aka eduflack, predicted Arizona might make the cut because it got help from the Gates Foundation to prepare its Ro...
July 26, 2010
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will announce the state finalists for the $3.4 billion federal competition tomorrow.
June 04, 2010
Bret Schundler faces harsh criticism from Gov. Chris Christie over negotiations with state teachers' union.
June 01, 2010
Michele's got the full list of states posted over at Politics K-12, so we can officially kick off our prognosticating on who the likely victors will be in Round 2 of the Race to the Top sweepstakes. It's certainly not going out on a limb to predict that strong finishers in Round One are likely to b...
May 18, 2010
Former president weighs in on controversy over changing state charter school law.
May 12, 2010
Lawmakers are set to cast final vote today on the measure that would upend that state's teacher tenure rules.
April 20, 2010
ConnCAN steps up the pressure on Connecticut lawmakers to enact legislation the reform group says will bolster the state's competitiveness for round two of Race to the Top.
April 15, 2010
From guest blogger Catherine Gewertz: Susan A. Gendron, Maine's commissioner of education is leaving her job. Word is that she's going to help lead one of the groups, or "consortia," of states that have formed to get Race to the Top money to design new assessment systems. The news left one state l...
April 14, 2010
Mississippi and Kentucky have charter school legislation pending, but neither state is a lock to approve a new law.