Join the Coalition for a College and Career Ready America for their monthly webinar to discuss what has taken place during Phase 1 of Race to the Top.
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A brief summary of expectations within Florida's Senate Bill 6.
With Florida’s unexpected loss in the first round of Race to the Top (RTTT) funding, the battle over performance pay focused on Senate Bill 6, which would have mandated teacher and principal performance pay and ended teacher tenure (see full summary on Page 7).
The Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) received $200 million through ARRA. TIF is not a new program; it debuted in 2006 under Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings.
On March 29th, Secretary Duncan announced the first round winners of the Race to the Top (RTTT) program, funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). Forty-one states applied, 16 made the finals, and in the end, just two states—Delaware and Tennessee—made the cut.
Karen Elzey participated in an online chat on education and workforce training put on by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Campaign for Free Enterprise as part of Enterprise and Education Month.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, as the U.S. Department of Education’s much anticipated Race to the Top winners were announced, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce congratulated both Tennessee and Delaware for being the only two states awarded the top prize, $500 million and $100 million respectively.
2010 could be a landmark year for education reform. The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)—better known as No Child Left Behind—is up for reauthorization, giving Congress and the Obama administration the opportunity to strengthen a law passed with bipartisan support that is producing real results.
Join Rick Hess and Michael Petrilli for a discussion of the Race to the Top phase 1 winners, the Investing in Innovation (i3) grant application, and the release of the Blueprint for Education Reform.