Foundation for Education Reform and Accountability

Race to the Top and No Child Left Behind


Analysis Identifies Weak Teacher Reforms Proposed in New York’s Race to the Top Application
March 18, 2010
An analysis of New York’s Race to the Top application found a couple significant holes that are detrimental to the overall plan.  To bring about real reform and improve the quality of public educational across the state, New York leaders should improve the Race to the Top proposal and resubmit for Round Two.

Survey of New York City Parents: Strong Support for Increased Parental Options and Klein Gets Ready to Overhaul School System
December 19, 2002
New York City parents strongly back key elements of a new federal law granting them the right to choose better public schools for their children, according to a new survey.  A majority of parents identify “improving our schools” as the number one priority facing the City, surpassing crime, the economy, tackling the city’s budget troubles, and rebuilding Ground Zero.  The FERA Parent Survey is the first comprehensive attempt to gauge parental support and knowledge about parental-choice options in New York City under the federal No Child Left Behind Act.