Last week federal officials said the U.S. Department of Education would extend No Child Left Behind waivers to states that do not reform their teacher evaluation process, an abrupt reversal of previous federal policy. Foundation Vice President Benita Dodd discussed teacher evaluations and other education issues during a ChoiceMedia.TV webcast on Tuesday.
When I served four terms in the state Senate, one of the few places where you could go to always and get concrete information about real solutions was the Georgia Public Policy Foundation. That hasn’t changed. [The Foundation] is really right up there at the top of the state think tanks, so you should be very proud of the work that they are doing!