Six states of the nine states that will share $500 million are repeat Race to the Top winners: Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, North Carolina, Ohio, and Rhode Island.
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December 16, 2011
November 16, 2011
The nine runners-up states from last year's Race to the Top are eligible to split $200 million for STEM projects, but must meet several requirements before they can pitch their projects.
November 02, 2011
Hawaii, which has gotten beaten up lately by the education-reform community, made impressive gains in math and reading on the 2011 NAEP.
October 26, 2011
Race to the Top winners Georgia, Hawaii, Massachusetts and North Carolina are singled out for not having ambitious teacher-evaluation policies.
October 21, 2011
Some well-known education policy wonks get tough with the Race to the Top winners.
October 20, 2011
The Early Learning Challenge Fund, a Race to the Top competition, has drawn interest from 35 states, plus D.C., who are competing for awards from $50 million to $100 million.
October 10, 2011
Race to the Top, first created under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, would become an authorized part of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act under a draft of Senate education leader's reauthorization propoal.
September 23, 2011
Last night's GOP presidential debate offered the clearest sign yet that the Republican field is united on K-12 policy: Basically, they all want the feds out.
September 07, 2011
States that just barely missed winning a Race to the Top grant can compete in Race to the Top Round 3: The All-Bridesmaid Edition.
August 31, 2011
In a letter to Education Secretary Arne Duncan, the 10-member group Chiefs for Change say the Race to the Top winners must be held accountability for fully implementing their plans.