Either I was wrong, CTA changed its mind, or it was just steamrolled:
California is back in the race.
Sunday afternoon Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a bill that took away the biggest obstacle to the state winning a share of $4.35 billion in federal Race to the Top funds for education.
Senate Bill 19, authored by Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, eliminates a statewide ban against tying student test scores to teacher evaluations.
I emailed my union rep today to ask how this could happen and we "rank and file" teachers hear nothing about it until it's in the paper. I haven't yet received a response.