Progressive Fix, the relaunched PPI website, agrees that the readers are now the ballgame on Race to the Top. Hanushek offers ideas for the next ESEA. And a New York teacher goes after Steven Brill for the now famous New Yorker piece — because it wasn’t rough enough!
Here’s a competition for business plans for education ventures being sponsored by the Graduate School of Education at Penn. And I tweet just for leisure but you can tweet for cash: Here’s a competition, via Twitter, to give a teacher $1K. Tweet your favorite teacher’s name, school, subject, city, and state plus #MyTeacherMyHero. Teacher with the most tweets gets a grand for classroom needs. More 411 here.