Jeylan Erman graduated from Princeton. She enrolled in Teach for America, worked hard and really wanted to be a role model. So why didn't she get the results she expected?
Archive for January, 2010
Colleston Morgan's first two years as a Teach for America teacher were highly successful. So why did he leave the classroom to pursue graduate school?
25 of the 41 Race to the Top applicantions were completed with help from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which gave selected states as much as $250,000 to hire consultants. Will the help guarantee success?
With $377 million dollars at stake, Colorado's Lt. Governor, Barbara O'Brien, has her work cut out for her. She's got to convince 178 local districts that the state's Race to the Top plan will work for them.
Race to the Top Director, Joanne Weiss, believes that win or lose, what really matters in this competition is how states play the game.