Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Wed, 07/11/2012 - 8:39pm
Georgia won $400 million as part of the federal Race to the Top education grant. But in a recent letter to Governor Nathan Deal, the U.S. Education Department said the state is at “high risk” of losing $33 million of the grant.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Wed, 06/06/2012 - 3:04pm
The head of the Kansas Department of Education said Wednesday it's not certain that the state will be granted its waiver request from the federal government for more flexibility under the No Child Left Behind Act.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Thu, 01/26/2012 - 10:11pm
Obama is right to say that the minimum requirements set by No Child Left Behind, in the ten years the law has been in effect, have done little to shrink the achievement gap, and to consider an alternative. But it’s too early to know if Race to the Top is the right one.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Wed, 01/11/2012 - 6:01pm
In a progress report Tuesday on New York's Race to the Top grant, the U.S. Education Department said it has concerns about the state's lack of recent progress on new data and teacher-evaluation systems.