Five years on, we can draw at least seven lessons from Race to the Top.
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July 16, 2015
July 14, 2015
Education watchers can argue over whether President Obama's signature education competition improved education, but as a policy lever, a new study finds that it had a big impact.
July 08, 2015
Less than a year after leaving the U.S. Department of Education, one of Secretary Arne Duncan's former key staffers is returning as a senior adviser.
July 06, 2015
After much back and forth, Washington state legislators and Gov. Jay Inslee agreed to spend $158 million on early education in the state's 2015-17 biennium.
June 19, 2015
Now that the Obama administration's competitive grant programs are on the wane, can districts sustain the work funded through those efforts?
May 05, 2015
District and state officials who participated in Race to the Top and the School Improvement Grants said they had a turnaround knowledge gap.
April 13, 2015
Districts expect that financial considerations will be the biggest hurdle in sustaining Race to the Top reforms.
April 10, 2015
Chafee has been supportive of the Obama administration's education agenda; as governor, he oversaw the rollout of the state's $75 million Race to the Top grant and a $50 million early-learning grant.
April 07, 2015
Only 41 percent of the nation's 4.1 million 4-year-olds are enrolled in publicly funded preschool, according to a report released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Education.
March 30, 2015
Say "Aloha" to the U.S. Department of Education's new deputy assistant secretary for policy and programs in the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Ronn Nozoe, who is currently Hawaii's deputy superintendent.