Education Secretary Arne Duncan singled out three states for poor performance during the second year of Race to the Top implementation.
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January 31, 2013
January 15, 2013
Even though Hawaii has completed 90 percent of its Race to the Top checklist, an approved teachers' contract is the final, crucial missing piece.
January 09, 2013
The U.S. Department of Education has threatened to withhold $37.9 million from Maryland's Race to the Top grant over teacher-evaluation woes.
December 28, 2012
A list of stories that you probably won't see on this blog next year.
December 19, 2012
In the Race to the Top district contest, a single point separated the winners from the losers—showing the power of a single peer reviewer.
December 18, 2012
The 16 winners must now work with the U.S. Department of Education to write detailed plans that will turn their ideas into reality.
December 11, 2012
Three charter school districts are among the winners of the $400 million Race to the Top district contest.
December 04, 2012
Questions persist in the Education Department's $400 million district Race to the Top contest, including how Education Secretary Arne Duncan will ultimately pick the winners.
November 14, 2012
The applications for the latest $400 million in Race to the Top competition prize money came from districts in 42 states plus the District of Columbia.
November 01, 2012
California and its districts have run into more than their share of trouble when trying to win—and keep—federal education grants.