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Reading List: Casting Call for Race to the Top Judges

By Michele McNeil — August 21, 2009 1 min read

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In answering a question during yesterday’s edweek.org stimulus webinar, the U.S. Department of Education’s Race to the Top director Joanne Weiss said officials will be posting an open letter seeking Race to the Top peer reviewers within days.

Among EdWeek blog highlights, Stephen Sawchuk foreshadows the AFT’s official comments to the Education Department on Race to the Top, Mary Ann Zehr shows that the White House is trying to pay attention to Latino education issues, and Lesli Maxwell and Dakarai Aarons launch their new District Dossier blog, while Christina Samuels sunsets On Special Education for awhile as she embarks on a journalism fellowship.

Over at The American Prospect, Dana Goldstein takes note of the strong ties between Education Secretary Arne Duncan & Crew and the Gates Foundation.