Monthly Archives: August 2010

Some news on Education Jobs bill

I recieved an email today that i thought I would pass some info from it on to those board members who may not have gotten, and those folks around the state who follow education issues. The Jobs bill not even … Continue reading

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Seems Boards weren’t the only ones kept in the dark by Arne Duncan

How ‘Race to the Top’ is rewriting U.S. education I pulled this article off of Yahoo, and I thought it interesting that our Legislators in Washington knew even less about what is RTTT then those of us in Delaware. Seems … Continue reading

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Rob Peter to pay Paul Again in Washington

Jobs bill overcomes GOP mischief in Senate Let me put out a disclaimer first that I don’t deny that the Job Aid legislation is important, but how we pay for it I have an issue with. Also don’t know who … Continue reading

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Check out what throwing money at problems does!

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Delaware’s RTTT financial future?

Fellow board members one of the parts of RTTT that we have questioned and continue to get no real answers on is what happens when the funding runs out in 4 years? There is language within the 235 pages of … Continue reading

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Student Growth, a definition to follow.

Since I’m talking about the state’s RTTT application lets look at a piece of that 235 page document that I’m sure our friends from DSEA, and local teachers are interested in. The main point of the RTTT funding is that … Continue reading

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Delware’s RTTT application errors

It’s been almost 2 weeks since my last posting and during that time I’ve been, as a friend keeps reminding me, researching the truth behind RTTT’s back alleys that need to come to light. I have actually spent time reading … Continue reading

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