10/26 04:03 pm |Politics K-12

Race to the Top's Impact on Student Achievement, State Policy Unclear, Report Says

There's no hard-and-fast evidence that Race to the Top, Obama administration's $4 billion, signature K-12 initiative had a long-term impact on student achievement or ...


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November 5, 2008 Voters approved slot machines to fund schools in Maryland, rejected limits on bilingual instruction in Oregon, and shook up statehouses elsewhere.
November 5, 2008 The Democrat’s agenda includes expanding preschool, recruiting teachers, increasing funding for charter schools, and amending the No Child Left Behind Act.
November 5, 2008 The campaign winner will have a major role in reauthorizing the No Child Left Behind Act.
October 29, 2008 When voters line up at school-based polling places Nov. 4, some students will have a front-row seat, and others will watch what is widely predicted to be a historic turnout from home. It all depends on where they live.`
October 29, 2008 Congressional candidates from both major parties are largely sidestepping the key education questions that await the next Congress.
October 29, 2008 National Education Association and American Federation of Teachers affiliates have been campaigning with every tool at their disposal to reach out to more than 4 million members and their families.
October 22, 2008 Education will be on the ballot Nov. 4, even if the subject hasn’t been on voters’ minds much during the 2008 campaign season.

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