Includes articles on RTTT Phase 2 winners, RTTT assessments, Edujobs, i3 winning programs, and more!
Phase II of the Race to the Top competition began with 35 states submitting applications. In July, that number was reduced to 19 finalists and at the end of August, just 10 states were selected as winners.
Includes articles on RTTT Phase 2, i3 Finalists, Edujobs, School Improvement Grants, and more!
As of press time, 47 States had been approved, and the U.S. Department of Education said that the rest are “days away” from approval.
On August 5, ED announced the preliminary winners of the i3 competition; just 49 were chosen from a field of nearly 1,700!
Despite looking all but dead just weeks ago, the President signed a $10 billion emergency stimulus, which supporters claim will save 160,000 education related jobs.
A review of Phase II applications of the finalists and comparison with Phase I, provides insight into the selection and review process.
The second phase of the U.S. Department of Education's $4.35 billion Race to the Top (RTTT) finalists were announced on July 27. While the competition is tough and many won't win, students across the country have already benefited greatly from this race.
July 26, 2010 marked the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The Act seeks to strike a balance between protections for individuals with disabilities and the obligations and requirements of employers.
Over the past two months, states all over the nation have been busy adopting the Common Core State Standards (CCSS).
The Central Florida Education Summit will be hosted by the Central Florida Partnership and sponsored by the Orlando Regional REALTOR Association, in partnership with the National Chamber Foundation, the Institute for a Competitive Workforce, and the Central Florida Public School Board Coalition.
U.S. News STEM Solutions 2013 will bring together business, education and government leaders who have long recognized the need to connect the dots between STEM education and careers. Adding to last year’s successful conference format, the second edition will give more dedicated time for these leaders to interact and collaborate.