Quotable and Notable

The Education Gadfly

???Shining a spotlight on those teachers and those principals who are doing a great job, rewarding them, learning from them--cloning them, if possible--is part of the solution.???

--Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education

"Duncan Vows Tough Love for Schools," Politico


The maximum annual scholarship amount available to students in Alaska under the proposed Governor's Performance Scholarship

"Alaska Ed. Chief Defends Merit-Based Scholarships," The Associated Press