Race To The Top: By The Numbers
August 24, 2010
in Round 1.
Standards and Assessments
career ready” standards.
Careers (PARCC) consortium alone educate over 60 percent of the K-12 students in
the United States.
being used in teacher evaluations repealed those laws: California, Wisconsin, Nevada,
Maine, and Indiana. (New York simply let its law expire.)
Maryland, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, and Tennessee – enacted legislation that
requires student achievement data to be used in teacher evaluation or tenure decisions.
rhetoric that is used by opponents of these policies. The highest weighting any state has
given student tests in teachers evaluations is 50%.
Hundreds of local and statewide civil rights, child advocacy, education reform, and business groups, including chapters of these nationally known groups:
• Teach for America in 6 states: (AZ, CA, CO, GA, HI, NC)
United Negro College Fund, Janet Murguía, President and CEO, National Council of
La Raza, Wall Street Journal
campaign, SPLC’s website
– Kurt L. Schmoke, Dean, Howard University Law School, The Washington Post
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