Race to the Top

K12 Education in Barack Obama’s Second Term of Office

Teacher Reviews Turn to New Technologies

Teacher Evaluations Get Reconstructed

New evaluation tool emphasizes teacher self-assessment, PD and student data.

People Watch

CEP Study Says Skepticism Still Surrounds SIGs

There is some skepticism regarding the effectiveness of School Improvement Grants (SIGs) on the part of those districts that are not eligible to receive them, according to a new study.

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.