In 2009, ICW embarked on an ambitious agenda. We released our second Leaders and Laggards Report Card on Educational Innovation, published a report on postsecondary access to career and technical education, and testified before Congress on improving employment and training programs in the United States.
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Learn more about the recently released Common Core State Standards during our monthly webinar!
With the June 1st deadline quickly approaching, many states are putting together the final touches on their phase II Race to the Top (RTTT) applications for a share of the $4 billion initiative designed to encourage and reward states for creating the conditions for education innovation and reform.
In total, 38 states submitted optional “letters of intent ” to the Secretary.
The four reforms that Duncan has proposed for reauthorization of ESEA (and required of current Title I School Improvement Grant recipients) reflect those included in No Child Left Behind (NCLB).The difference is that Duncan has both defined each of these four options and has eliminated the option to do “other major restructuring.”
On May 12 over 1,600 applications were received for the Investing in Innovation (i3) competition, all with the hopes to receive a share of $650 million provided under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).
The fifth monthly installment from ICW on the education programs and initiatives funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).
A look at how states fared in Phase 1 and changes they've made for Phase 2 in the Race to the Top applications.
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.
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).