States Left Out of Race to Top Cash Face Hurdles

McNeil, Michele
February 2011
Education Week;2/23/2011, Vol. 30 Issue 21, p24
The article discusses the Race to the Top education grant program in the U.S. and the options available to states that did not win any grant money from the federal government to improve their schools. The Center on Education Policy found that many states plan to implement their educational improvement plans even without federal funding. Illinois and Colorado, both of which did not receive a grant, are looking for other ways to fund changes that were devised for their grant applications.


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