The curriculum of No Child Left Behind and Race to the Top are eerily similar, and have the same result: government vagueness that leaves much to the imagination of applicants for federal funds.
Articles By: Spencer Irvine
David Rubinstein, a retired University of Illinois at Chicago sociology professor wrote an article which originally appeared in The Weekly Standard that sarcastically thanked Illinois taxpayers for their contribution to his well-funded “cushy life.”
Throughout last week, this writer studied the education policy studies put out by the Center for American Progress (CAP) and by a variety of authors and writers from different educational fields and expertise.
William Slotnik authored the Center for American Progress (CAP) report, titled “Levers for Change: Pathways for State-to-District Assistance in Underperforming School Districts,” that details how states and districts should interact to save struggling public schools and avoid the problems of past interventions.
Jessica Quillin’s report, sponsored by the Center for American Progress (CAP), details the struggles of the School Improvement Grants (SIG) program in light of the passage of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB).
The April 2011 Center for American Progress report entitled, “Beyond Classroom Walls: Developing Innovative Work Roles for Teachers,” introduces a new line of thinking in the American public education system.
A Union-Friendly Report on Union-Administrator Relations
A Center for American Progress (CAP) report, written by Frank Adamson and Linda Darling-Hammond argues for raising schoolteachers’ salaries.
Government bureaucrats are rewarded for enlarging and expanding staff and budgets, while cost-cutting innovators are over looked for promotions. In short, the government is “stealing you blind” in the name of the common good.
At the event held by the Center for American Progress (CAP) and the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), CAP Vice President Cynthia Brown gave an overview of the joint report of the potential roles of state education agencies (or SEAs).