Understanding Race To The Top (RTTT) proposals is complex work, but the mainstream press is having none of it. Their take on RTTT is much simpler. Possibly too simple.
According to many articles, the data systems that are intended to backbone the hard work of refoming schools are, instead, all about “reward(ing) good teachers and weed(ing) out ineffective ones”. At least, that seems to be the conclusion of June Kronholz (more…)