Duly noted: Dec 21 – Dec 27, 2009

Happy holidays!  This is the last edition of Duly Noted this year.  Enjoy and see you in the new year!

  • Race to the Top is driving state policy action across the nation as state governors and legislatures look for ways to alleviate their budgetary woes.  The Department of Education estimates that competing for the funds will take a state on average 681 hours to prepare its grant proposal.
  • Texas’s proposed new social studies curriculum left many concerned that the state’s own history is overemphasized at the expense of knowledge about the nation and the world.  The state board of education will hold hearing on the proposed curricular changes in January.

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