Racing to the Top in a time of fiscal peril

I’ve just finished reading the Race to the Top program executive summary released by the U.S. Department of Education last week and while there is much in it to excite reformers there seems to be a serious disconnect between its ambition and states’ capability to actually deliver on reforms, given the grim fiscal realities they are facing (see Beyond California: States in Fiscal Peril). Using Ohio as an example is illuminating....Read it here.

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