More details are emerging on the college-affordability and -access notes President Obama struck in his State of the Union address this week. Among them? A proposed $1 billion Race to the Top for higher education.
Our Michele McNeil explains it for you at Politics K-12. To get a grant, states would have to create smoother transitions between K-12 and college, in part by making sure that high school exit standards are up to college-level snuff.
Read more in a release issued this morning by the White House.