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Alaska Opts Out Of Race To The Top

Alaska Opts Out Of Race To The Top

Alaska is not participating in the federal Race to the Top program, unlike many other states. The state could potentially compete for grants worth up to $75 million, but the Education Commissioner, Larry LeDoux, has stated that Alaska will not …

Sats Exam Marking Leaves Its Scars

Sats Exam Marking Leaves Its Scars

Several months before the scheduled marking was to take place, I was contacted by ETS and given access to an online platform through a password that was issued to me. After a few weeks, my friend, who also happened to …

Guardian Columnist Ted Wragg Dies

Guardian Columnist Ted Wragg Dies

Ted Wragg, a well-known figure in the field of English education, passed away suddenly at the age of 67. Although he retired as head of Exeter University’s school of education in 2003 after an impressive career of 32 years, Wragg …