Angelou “Blasts” RTTT

Valerie Strauss writes at the Washington Post (10/29) “Answer Sheet” blog that author Maya Angelou, who recently joined over 100 other authors and illustrators asking President Obama “to curb policies that promote excessive standardized testing,” has now “blasted” Race to the Top, calling it “‘a contest’ that doesn’t help children learn to love to read and get a better understanding of the world.”