At the annual Washington gathering of the Council of Chief State School Officers this morning, Mark K. McQuillan, Connecticut's education commissioner, told two Obama administration officials he's worried that the $4 billion Race to the Top competition could result in "bad policy." During a session...
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Two down. Fourteen more to go. South Carolina and Florida were the first Race to the Top finalists to make presentations to judges this morning at the U.S. Department of Education. In a post-game call with a few reporters, Jim Rex, South Carolina's schools chief, said the 90-minute session was "c...
February 23, 2010
Testifying in favor of a ban on certain ethnic studies courses in public schools, Tom Horne refers to Dolores Huerta as the ex-girlfriend of United Farm Workers founder Cesar Chavez.