Dan Willingham turns in a great blog post about how the underpinnings of education, or lack thereof, complicate research. This also help create the Neanderthal education politics we see as well.
As part of their closeout The Department of Education sent letters to every state today outlining where they are on Elementary and Secondary Education Act compliance and created a handy spreadsheet on the same.
Ted Kolderie and the Education Evolving folks try their hand at speechwriting for President-Elect Obama. “The torch has been passed…” it ain’t, but it’s interesting how state-focused these guys are going now.