Race to the Top Winners Leaked; Announcement at Noon Central

Tennessee and Delaware!  That’s what EdWeek reports today on their Politics K-12 blog.  The official announcement will be at 1 P.M. Eastern/Noon Central.  When I saw Secretary Duncan on Thursday, he re-iterated that he was setting a very, very high bar.  No joke! Now comes…

Race to the Top Article in EdWeek

Check out this article from EdWeek about how Race to the Top winners will be decided.  Of particular interest to me is the 7-10 pages of comments applicants will get from EACH reviewer that will “serve as a roadmap for Phase 2.” Mississippi is going…

MDE Announces Restructuring

As I mentioned in my blog post last night, the State Board of Education approved a restructuring plan for MDE yesterday.  The Public Relations Office just released a statement about it and a new organizational chart.  I have pasted the press release below, but you…