Tag: National Summit on Education Reform

Joel Klein and Condi Rice say parental choice is ‘No. 1’

At Jeb Bush’s National Summit on Education Reform in Washington, D.C. last week, two prominent education reformers from the center-left and the center-right joined to make a remarkable statement about parental choice. Asked from the audience to name their “No. 1 idea” to improve public education, former New York City[Read More…]

Ed reform is left, right and center

The lineup for this week’s Jeb Bush education conference is further evidence that a growing centrist coalition has emerged to move the ball on education reform and school choice. This is the Foundation for Excellence in Education’s fifth national summit, and it grows in both stature and bipartisanship every year.[Read More…]

Florida roundup: ALEC, Common Core, teacher evaluations and more

ALEC to remain neutral on Common Core. Report from EdWeek. As we noted last week, Jeb Bush’s Foundation for Excellence in Education weighed in against the ALEC resolution. Thumbs up from Checker Finn. More from EdFly Blog. Speaking of Common Core … Education Week writes about the dispute between the[Read More…]