Race to the Top

Students and Teachers Defend Education

October 23, 2013
New York School believed to be first to reject testing in grades K-2, principal and 90% of parents support boycott and hope it helps spark nationwide movement

Seattle Teachers' Boycott of High Stakes Tests Spreads

October 9, 2013
Jesse Hagopian, a leader of Garfield High’s historic test boycott, given rare opportunity to challenge corporate education reform policies at the Gate’s funded Education Nation, a testament to the growing national opposition to high stakes testing

Obama Sends Lew to Europe Preaching Growth While Practicing Austerity at Home

April 10, 2013

Bill Black: Treasury Secretary Lew tells Europe to ease up on austerity while Obama makes major cuts at home

Education policy in the US Presidential elections

September 6, 2012
Baltimore Activists say "Race to the Top" harming Baltimore students and teachers