Michelle Rhee and Michael Lomax on LIFO reform in Michigan. And the NGA isn’t all that happy with the new Race to the Top idea.
From the California Collaborative on District Reform a look at turnarounds and some interesting recommendations for federal policy (pdf). New ES report on growth models has federal policy implications, too. Fordham takes an important look at special education data. And from NCEE a look at their global vision (pdf).