Quotable & Notable

The Education Gadfly

?Movements need heroes and villains, and Weingarten has become an easy target for school reformers who seek to blame public school teachers for the ills of urban education and attack their unions.''

-Valerie Strauss, Correspondent, Washington Post

?The Nutty Demonization of Randi Weingarten,? The Answer Sheet

25%

The percentage of Head Start grantees being evaluated in any given year that will be required to ?recompete? for their grants under a new proposed rule from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

?Head Start Proposal Aims to Turn Up Heat on Lagging Programs,? Education Week