Racing to the top: Bold or united?

National Journal’s Education Experts answer the question: As states prepare their Race to the Top applications, what is more important: Obtaining union buy-in or implementing bold reform ideas? Education Secretary Arne Duncan says “only the best and boldest plans will win,” and he’s the guy who counts.

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  1. Michael E. Lopez says:

    Yeah. That’s what he *says*.

    Do we really expect him to say “And we’ll only give money to people who suck up to our favourite constituencies?”