D-Day

January 19, 2010 | Blog

Today is the deadline for state applications in the first round of the Race to the Top grant competition. The…

Continue Reading →

Updates on the Race: 01-15-2010

January 15, 2010 | Blog

Round-one applications are due on January 19, 2010… CALIFORNIABay Area schools are Racing to the Top (Contra Costa Times) ILLINOIS70…

Continue Reading →

Updates on the Race: 01-14-2010

January 14, 2010 | Blog

COLORADORttT bill is fast-tracked (Denver Post) CONNECTICUT75 school districts on board (New Haven Register) ILLINOISLegislation revamps teacher evaluations; governor’s signature…

Continue Reading →

Updates on the Race: 01-13-2010

January 13, 2010 | Blog

NATIONALAFT chief vows to revise teacher-dismissal process (Education Week) Strong applications versus stakeholder support? (Flypaper) RttT fire drills ignore the…

Continue Reading →

Updates on the Race: 12-17-2009

December 17, 2009 | Blog

UPDATED! NATIONALList of Contending States Grows (Education Week Politics K-12 blog) 37 States to Apply in Round 1 (Education Week…

Continue Reading →

Updates on the Race: 12-11-2009

December 11, 2009 | Blog

NATIONAL:New Teacher-Evaluation Systems Face Obstacles (Education Week) ALABAMA: Governor touts charter schools (Andalusia Star-News) CALIFORNIA:Guvinator will ‘veto’ Assembly-passed RttT reform…

Continue Reading →

© 2013 The EduOptimists. All Rights Reserved.