Tag Archives: race to the top

Tuesday Tidbits, November 9, 2010

More on Race to the Top: In this piece in today’s Washington Post, a “Maryland legislative committee voted Monday to reject a new regulation requiring that half of teachers’ evaluations be based on student progress, calling into question the future … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tidbits, October 12, 2010

Last week I spent three days working with a school district in South Dakota, a place with which I’ve worked for about three years, and I was struck by something that the school board president said near the end of … Continue reading

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For parents: Making sense of Race to the Top

Race to the Top (RTTT) is $4.35 billion program designed by the US Department of Education to spur school reform activity in states, and states competed against each other to win a portion of that money and implement a variety … Continue reading

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