On the minute:
Perform 2 Power Clean and Jerks on the minute for 15 minutes.
*Start the clock. At the top of every minute perform 2 Power Clean and Jerks.
*Use a maximal weight. 90% of 1 RM
*For every rep not completed, perform 5 burpees after the 15 minutes.
What Makes a great Teacher?
Race to the Top is a marathon—and a potentially grueling one; to win, states must take a series of steps that are considered radical in the see-no-evil world of education, where teachers unions have long fought efforts to measure teacher performance based on student test scores and link the data to teacher pay. States must try to identify great teachers, figure out how they got that way, and then create more of them. “This is the wave of the future. This is where we have to go—to look at what’s working and what’s not,” Duncan told me. “It sounds like common sense, but it’s revolutionary.”
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