Education, From The Capitol To The Classroom

The Daily Report Card: Into the NCLB Waiver Weeds, IU East Impact, Teacher Ratings

Study: IU East’s local economic impact $59 million The numbers come from the same Indiana University study released last week. Not everyone agreed with the numbers’ accuracy. (Palladium Item)

Can the public be trusted with teacher rating data? – Get On The Bus Scott Elliott: “If parents used the data to demand that their children get teachers with better track records of success, this is bad thing?” (

Ed. Dept. to Closely Monitor Subgroups in NCLB Waiver States – EdWeek Some interesting details on what Indiana education officials can do if they, say, want to amend their waiver from key requirements of the No Child Left Behind act… (

Judith Scott-Clayton: The Hidden Majority of for-Profit Colleges – Economix “A new study suggested… that the estimated number of for-profit institutions in the United States would more than double – to more than 7,500 from 2,944 – if official statistics included institutions that do not receive federal student aid.” (

Taking One for the Team – The Quick & The Ed Rick Santorum is “regretting” his vote in favor of NCLB. Kris Amundson blogs that can relate. (


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