Graduation time is here, and before long many in the high school class of 2011 will be heading off to college.
So it feels like a good time to take a moment to reflect on the surge of events in education across the country in the last six months, particularly the impact of the 2010 elections on education reform. The pace of change- initiated by the Obama administration with Race To The Top- has accelerated, with a tumultuous force in many cases, and a mixed bag of results.
Please click the link below for an overview and perspective on the recent trends in education policy in my June 2011 newsletter.
And here’s to celebrating the class of 2011!
link to June2011 newsletter