Rushing to the Top

Trenkner, Tina
February 2010
Governing;Feb2010, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p34
The article offers information on the efforts made by U.S. states for the Race to the Top application grants from the American Recovery and the Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. It mentions that various states should make changes in their education systems in terms of evaluation of teachers, monitoring of the performance of students, and the academic standards. However, it says that the efforts made by various states such as Maine and Maryland have no assurance to win the education grants.


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