We’re Going To Conference

February 9, 2009 | Blog

The U.S. Senate approved its version of the federal stimulus bill. As always, the New America Foundation‘s Ed Money Watch…

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Stim-U-Less

February 6, 2009 | Blog

It’s been quiet around the blog lately … I just returned yesterday from four days in California, at the New…

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Who Says Democratic Governors Have A Monopoly on Education Policy?

January 22, 2009 | Blog

In January 2006 Alabama Governor Bob Riley initiated one of the more thoughtful gubernatorial commissions focused on teacher quality in…

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Do You Know The Way To San Jose?

January 7, 2009 | Blog

Who says there’s nothing to do in February? Come on out to San Jose, California for the New Teacher Center’s…

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New Teacher Center Annual Symposium

December 4, 2008 | Blog

If you’re an educational practitioner, policymaker or researcher interested in supporting new educators, have I got the perfect conference for…

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Federal Funding for Teacher Quality Innovation?

December 4, 2008 | Blog

This is a follow-up to my post of two weeks ago about the use of Title II, Part A funding…

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Teacher Quality and Title II

November 20, 2008 | Blog

Education Week published an incredibly important story this week by Stephen Sawchuk (“Spending On Federal Teacher-Quality Funds Questioned”) and Education…

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Education Rears Its Head

October 16, 2008 | Blog

Education made a surprise appearance in tonight’s presidential debate starring Barack Obama and Bill Ayers John McCain. That was thanks…

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Washington Post Chastizes DC Teachers Union

October 4, 2008 | Blog

Today the Washington Post editorial board weighs in on the on-going saga between DC Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee and the…

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Rhee Cracks The Whip

October 3, 2008 | Blog

I have little time for analysis this morning, but today’s story in the Washington Post makes clear that DC Schools…

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