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December 10, 2010

Race to Top: An Antidote to NCLB?

The Race to the Top program has given "political cover" to state officials seeking to make potentially controversial changes to school policy, a scholar argues.

December 09, 2010

Report Picks Apart Race to Top Scoring

Some states, like Illinois, should have scored higher in certain categories of the Race to the Top competition, while others, like Ohio, Maryland, and California were rated too leniently, according to a review by the New Teacher Project.

November 24, 2010

States Submit Race to Top Plans, and Work to Keep Districts on Board

Ohio, Florida, and other states met a federal deadline to submit Race to the Top plans, with mixed levels of local participation.

November 23, 2010

Ed Department to Review Its Competitive Grant Programs

The U.S. Department of Education's review will focus not only on the Race to the Top and i-3 programs, but also the Teacher Incentive Fund and other popular programs.

November 19, 2010

Bill Gates on School Budgets: Cut Wisely, Change Pay Schemes

Former Microsoft CEO Bill Gates tells state education chiefs that during a dismal financial period, they should avoid quick-fix cuts like furloughs, which hurt students.

November 19, 2010

Gov. Rick Perry Is New Republican Governors Association Chief

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been named the head of the Republican Governors Association, the AP reports. Perry has had several run-ins with the Obama adminstration over federal education funding.

November 11, 2010

States Face Bad News on Budgets

States are coping with dire budget conditions for schools in a variety of ways, which include forming study commissions to examine potential cuts.

November 09, 2010

Maryland Vote Complicates Race to Top Picture

A Maryland legislative committee votes to reject a regulation that ties teacher evaluation to student peformance, saying it goes beyond state law.

November 03, 2010

Republican Rick Scott Wins Florida Governor's Race

Scott defeated Democrat Alex Sink, who had voiced strong support for her state's successful Race to the Top application.

October 25, 2010

Election 2010: Candidates in California, Other States Make Their Pitch

California's state superintendents' race pits Larry Aceves against Tom Torlakson.

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