Obama’s Annenberg Stint Informs White House Bid
Senator is one of several Democrats in 2008 field with interest in education.
In one paragraph of his current best-selling book, U.S. Sen. Barack Obama outlines the ideas that could define the K-12 education platform in his quest for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination.
The “hard evidence of reforms that work,” the Illinois Democrat writes in The Audacity of Hope , include: a rigorous curriculum; early-childhood education; extending the school day and school year; “meaningful, performance-based assessments” that can accurately measure what children know; and “the recruitment and training of transformative principals and more effective teachers.”
Of all those, he adds, the last item is...
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- The Berkeley Institute, HAMILTON, Bermuda
- Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning
- Roanoke City Public Schools, Roanoke, VA
- Amargosa Valley Elementary School, Amargosa Valley, NV
- Christ the King Preparatory School, NJ
- Regional Area Partner
- Focus EduVation, US