If you think there isn’t a lot of learning going on about teacher evaluation, check out this new report from TN (pdf).
If you think even the nation’s biggest and seemingly most successful school districts can tolerate a little competition read Kris Amundson calling BS on Fairfax County schools and charter schools.
If you think the federal government is awesome at running schools because of DoD schools then you haven’t looked at outcomes on reservation schools. Webinar on Thursday about the National Indian Education Study with officials from USDOE.
And if you think Microsoft and the Gates Foundation are in cahoots, think again. Maybe there is too much of a firewall? Microsoft releases a shared code system called…wait for it…Common Core. Confusing!