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…

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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…

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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…

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Updates on the Race: 12-16-2009

December 16, 2009 | Blog

NATIONALIs Race to Top an Urban Game? (Education Week Politics K-12 Blog) Some state officials have a sneaking suspicion that…

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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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Texas State Board Evolves

June 1, 2009 | Blog

Evolution sometimes happens right before our eyes. There’s been a coup d’etat of sorts in Texas. The San Antonio Express-News…

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Evolution Lives

March 27, 2009 | Blog

On a tie vote, it appears that the creationists on the Texas State Board of Education failed in their attempt…

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Will Darwin Take It On The Chin in Texas?

March 25, 2009 | Blog

The Washington Post editorial page (‘Strengths and Weaknesses’) weighs in on the creationism debate in the Lone Star State. Starting…

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A Win for Science

January 23, 2009 | Blog

The Texas State Board of Education yesterday voted down an attempt to weaken the teaching of evolution in public school…

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