A few odds and ends worth checking out:
If you’re heading to NewSchools Summit don’t miss Bellwether’s Kim Smith leading a discussion on disruption and the public good at 11:30 and United States Senator Michael Bennet and Margaret Spellings at 3:30.
Insiders have been watching Virginia’s NCLB waiver request as a signal of the administration’s seriousness about holding the line on accountability. Based on this response looks like they plan to do that. Here’s my take from a few months ago in RTD.
Last week it was teacher of the year, this week TNTP announces Fishman Prize winners.