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July 03, 2013

Affordable Care Act Delay Means Reprieve for Districts

Districts have an additional year before federal health care legal changes go into effect.

March 11, 2013

Urban School Leaders Hear Federal Take on Early Ed., Turnarounds

Obama administration officials talk federal early-education proposals, turnarounds, NCLB waivers, and sequestration in addressing urban school leaders' annual legislative conference.

December 11, 2012

Race to the Top District Winners Announced

The 16 winners of the Race to the Top District competition were announced.

November 14, 2012

Race to the Top District Competition Received 371 Applications

The Department of Education received 371 applications for the latest round of the Race to the Top competition, which focused on individual school districts or consortia of smaller districts rather than states. The 371 applications represented 1,189 school districts. Some districts didn't apply due to difficulty getting union buy-in.


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