Chuck Edwards looks at the earmark hustle. And Mickey Kaus looks at how a grand bargain on the Hill might play out. Elsewhere Matt Ladner looks at NAEP scores in DC and he goes there – broom pic.
And some noise on charters in Washington State, a place that’s been a dead zone. Meanwhile, in Virginia the Governor’s education plans have some good ideas included but remain light on two big issues facing Virginia – creating meaningful choices for parents and fixing the state’s anemic school accountability system.