This article was originally published in The Notebook. In August 2020, The Notebook became Chalkbeat Philadelphia.
The Democrats’ education debacle Politico
Dissension continues to mount between Democrats over the proposed budget cuts to Obama’s Race to the Top fund.
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New Evaluation Laws Split Teachers Even More NPR
Many states are implementing new policies that determine teacher pay based on student performance. Will the policies establish healthy competition and higher test scores, or is it another step in the downward spiral of education?
See also: Gates Foundation playing pivotal role in changes for education system Washington Post
Is 2010 the year of the education documentary? USA Today
Hollywood trains its focus on the education scene this summer – at least four documentaries following students’ search for safe and quality educations are scheduled for release over the next few months.
See also: Rhee gets star turn in education film ‘Waiting for Superman’ at Silverdocs Washington Post
Hot for Teachers w/ Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green Funny or Die
Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green star in this video to raise awareness about SayNoToCuts.com, which is protesting budget cuts to education in California.