As a mother with 2 chidren in DCPS, I created OUR children OUR Classrooms blog to support and empower all teachers and parents in DCPS to take their rightful seat (front and center) in all educational decisions that will affect OUR children's education, locally and beyond. All decisions that affect OUR children should be firmly grounded in the best educational practices and, with a commitment to equity, justice and opportunity for ALL children.
Friday, February 3, 2012
LI schools opting out of Race to the Top
School districts across Long Island say the cost of implementing the federal Race to the Top initiative outstrips the monetary awards.
Some are opting out, rejecting the funding to free themselves of the obligation.
Neil Lederer, interim superintendent of the Three Village district, said it just didn't make sense to take the money. His district, with about 7,400 students, was to get $30,176, spread over four years. (read more click here)