Updates on the Race: 12-03-2009

December 3, 2009 | Blog

Michele McNeil at Education Week has a really important story about a new Center on Education Policy report that questions…

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Updates on the Race: 12-01-2009

December 1, 2009 | Blog

ARIZONA: State could be in contention CONNECTICUT: State to lift charter cap? MICHIGAN: Promise of federal funds forges bipartisan agreement…

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Updates on The Race: 11-23-2009

November 23, 2009 | Blog

ARKANSAS: Listening tour a state RttT strategyDELAWARE: RttT fuels changes to teacher evaluation and school turnarounds IOWA: More questions than…

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Updates on the Race: 11-19-2009

November 19, 2009 | Blog

CALIFORNIA: December vote on Race to the Top bills FLORIDA: State may ask for a quarter of $4 billion RttT…

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Updates on the Race: 11-18-2009

November 18, 2009 | Blog

ALABAMA: Gov. Riley to push for charter schools MARYLAND: Gov. O’Malley says state is working on RttT MASSACHUSETTS: State senate…

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Updates on The Race: 11-17-2009

November 17, 2009 | Blog

California: The tortoise wins? Colorado: A road map Maryland: Late to the starting line Massachusetts: Reform to put a spring…

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Race To The Top: Under The Hood

November 13, 2009 | Blog

My colleagues and I at the New Teacher Center submitted revised language during the public comment period to strengthen proposed…

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On Your Marks, Get Set … Go!

November 12, 2009 | Blog

The U.S. Department of Education this morning posted final regulations and the state application for the Race to the Top…

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Can Baby Steps Win the Race To The Top?

November 9, 2009 | Blog

It looks like the state of Wisconsin may become the canary in the coal mine with regard to data firewalls…

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California Knocks Down Data Firewall

October 12, 2009 | Blog

California is adept at building firebreaks to stop advancing wildfires throughout the state. The inferno that is the student-teacher firewall…

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