Who Knew That Race to the Top Would Cause Joblessness?

August 30, 2010 | Blog

In cycling races such as the Tour de France, riders tragically have lost their lives particularly in mountainous stages in…

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Race To The Top Phase Two Winners

August 24, 2010 | Blog

UPDATED 11:28 a.m. CDT The complete list of 10 winning applicants: District of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiMarylandMassachusettsNew YorkNorth CarolinaOhioRhode Island Here is the…

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Race To The Top: Start Spreading The News

August 24, 2010 | Blog

Dorie Turner of the Associated Press is reporting via Twitter that New York is one of the winners of Race…

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Race to the Top Analysis: Spreading The Wealth

July 28, 2010 | Blog

EPILOGUE (8/24/2010): Well, my predictions below didn’t quite pan out. FL and RI came in strong, but IL and SC…

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Race to the Top, Phase 2 Finalists

July 27, 2010 | Blog

Education Week‘s Michele McNeil and Alyson Klein at Politics K-12 have the scoop on the Race to the Top, Phase…

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Race To The Top Applications Posted

June 1, 2010 | Blog

Updated 6/22/2010 12:15 p.m. CDT As predicted, 35 states plus DC submitted applications to the U.S. Department of Education today…

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Race to the Top: Picking Favorites

June 1, 2010 | Blog

6/25/2010 UPDATE: Per the Capital Times story this morning about Wisconsin’s chances, I stand behind my contention that the state…

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Full Disclosure

April 6, 2010 | Blog

The New Teacher Project (TNTP) this week released an excellent analysis of Race to the Top, Phase One state applications,…

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Teaching and Learning Conditions

April 6, 2010 | Blog

I’m catching up on education news and blogging after some well-spent time with our family in New York and Vermont…

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Race to the Top Semifinalists Announced, Analysis

March 4, 2010 | Blog

Today the U.S. Department of Education announced that 16 states have been selected as semifinalists in Phase One of the…

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