Tuesday, January 12, 2010

QuickNotes from a busy blogger

Kentucky's preliminary draft Race to the Top application is available on-line here, with a hat tip to a tweet from Commissioner Holliday. Scroll all the way to the bottom to find the draft.

"In a major speech Jan. 12 at the National Press Club, [American Federation of Teachers] president Randi Weingarten unveiled a serious and comprehensive reform plan to ensure great teaching, taking on systems that have been ingrained in public education for more than a century." That's from the press release (with a link to the full speech) here.

Finally, the Louisville Forum tomorrow will discuss "Education by the Numbers: What's JCPS' grade." Speakers will include Kevin Noland, Robert Rodosky, Ben Oldham, and yours truly. Details are here, including how to register to attend, are here.

I'll have thoughts on all three once I dig out from an avalanche of other work.

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