Race to the Top

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Cuomo Dangles Money for District Performance and Ideas

School districts across New York State could win as much as $75 million in grant money if they can prove to state education officials that they have been able to raise performance and have new ideas for further gains, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced.

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Principals Get Support Program

The state Department of Education has awarded a $2.5 million grant to support a program that coaches principals in high-needs schools.

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New Race to the Top Initiative Invests in Early Education

States have until Oct. 19 to submit applications for the Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge

Changing of the Guard in Florida

How will the state’s new education commissioner and governor impact K12 momentum?

Race to the Top’s New Early Learning Endeavor

This summer, the U.S. Department of Education has teamed up with the Department of Health and Human Services to invest in early childhood learning.

Too Many Cooks Spoil the Reform Broth

Educators should stay focused on what's important to students and help them and their families put the acrimonious public debate on education in proper perspective.

Are Your Graduates Succeeding in College?

Using graduate data to assess achievement in K12.

Perseverance Is Key

Each issue of DA has its challenges and requires its own level of perseverance.

Two Consortia of States Win Race to the Top Funds

The U.S. Department of Education has earmarked $350 million in Race to the Top grants for states to develop new assessments for the Common Core Standards.

Race to the Top or to the Bottom?

Overhauling teacher evaluation systems has the potential to undo some of the good work of past reforms.

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