Stimulus Money - Right in the Middle of the Big Debate

The guidelines for the education spending in the stimulus package are out, and we now have the clearest picture of the priorities of the Federal Government in the coming years:

Obama: US Must Improve Schools to Compete

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Obama's five pillars of the education plan (full text here):


I like it.  I think it works for Breakthrough:

HCZ and Obama/Duncan

Check out President Obama's plan for expanding the Harlem Children's Zone service model across the country.

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Obama and Teacher Pay

Check out NPR's review of the Obama budget. In addition to college loan improvements, early childhood education and a host of other programming, Obama hinted that his budget will allow the first ever federally funded teacher performance pay program.

Bill Gates on Malaria and Teachers

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New Visions: Urban Teacher Residency

Breakthrough Alumni!

a Message from the New Teacher Project

We wanted to share the full text of Nina Bhatia's letter from our January alumni blast with you all. Great things are happening with The New Teacher Project and it's always great to hear from an insider.

KIPP Metro Atlanta wants teachers like YOU!

We're excited to share a few great full-time teaching opportunities for the 2009-2010 school year at three KIPP Metro Atlanta schools. Much like Breakthrough, KIPP schools are at the forefront of the education reform movement, challenging traditionally underserved students to realize their potential.

KIPP Metro Atlanta is about results.

Great New Charter in CO seeking Great Teachers

Atlas Preparatory School is starting up next fall in Colorado Springs, and they're looking for you.