Research and Events - May 2012 Syndicate content

  • May 25, 2012

    On May 22, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) released draft requirements for the Race to the Top for Districts Competition (RTT-D).  ED will award $400 million to 20 applicants. The number of students participating in the program will determine funding.  ED may issue grants of up to $25 million.  Applicants may be a part of a State that won a Race to the Top grant in prior competitions. To provide a helpful summary of the program’s details, the team at Whiteboard advisors developed a one-page overview and detailed summary of the new competition. Read more

  • May 1, 2012

    This month’s survey focused on a number of recent federal policy issues, including the first round of ESEA waivers, congressional appropriations to reform the teaching profession, labor-management collaboration, and student loan interest rates. Read more

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