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: 12-21-2009

December 21, 2009 | Blog

NATIONALCreative RttT Lawmaking (Politics K-12) RttT Hopefuls: Clear The Week of March 15, 2010 (Politics K-12) States Struggle With Pk-20…

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First, Do Your Homework

December 21, 2009 | Blog

There’s growing concern with higher education’s affordability problem, as well there should be. It’s hard to see how college will…

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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…

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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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Good Eatin’

December 15, 2009 | Blog

Wisconsin is the prototypical ‘good news’ state. Denial of some stubborn realities has grossly limited impetus for education reform in…

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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…

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Updates on the Race: 12-08-2009

December 8, 2009 | Blog

CALIFORNIA:State can’t seem to put one foot in front of the other (Education Week) District officials wary of Race to…

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Sad Day for UW Colleges

December 4, 2009 | Blog

The Cap Times is reporting the summertime departure of UW Colleges and Extension leader David Wilson. My frank response: this…

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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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