Race to the Top started out as a competition among states who agreed to embrace certain K-12 education redesign principles—but it didn't stay that way.
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April 23, 2014
March 27, 2014
Take a look at the challenges and accomplishments of all 12 winners of the original Race to the Top grant competition in this handy chart.
March 25, 2014
The report says the federal grant competition helped states beef up teacher training and college and career-readiness programs, but contains little hard data and ignores Race to the Top hiccups.
March 24, 2014
Overall, states have made great progress in a short amount of time, but there have been bumps in the road, according to a report by the Center for American Progress, a think tank in Washington.
March 19, 2014
In releasing the latest progress reports on the $4 billion Race to the Top contest, the U.S. Secretary of Education says Delaware, Hawaii, North Carolina, and Tennessee lead the pack.
March 03, 2014
The defeat of a referendum in Delaware's Seaford school district illustrates the challenges in the dozen Race to the Top states as the money starts to run out.
January 27, 2014
Georgia decided not to pursue an administrative hearing with the U.S. Department of Education and becomes the first state to lose part of its Race to the Top grant because it didn't implement a promised merit-pay plan.
January 07, 2014
A new report from the U.S. Department of Education's inspector general chronicles implementation woes in Race to the Top states.
December 30, 2013
New York had yet to draw down nearly 60 percent of its $700 million in Race to the Top winnings with just months left to go in the program, the latest federal data show.
December 19, 2013
Michigan, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, New Jersey and Vermont will share $280 million, the U.S. Department of Education announced today.