Race to the Top: 41 Applications Submitted for Phase 1

40 states and the District of Columbia submitted applications to compete in Phase 1 of Race to the Top. Those 41 applicants are listed below. (Today was the deadline for submitting those applications.) See the press release.

Also today, President Obama announced plans to expand Race to the Top and request $1.35 billion for the program in his FY 2011 budget. See the transcript or video of the President’s remarks during a visit at Graham Road Elementary School in Falls Church, Virginia. See the White House press release and blog post about the announcement. Listen to a conference call during which Secretary Duncan discussed Race to the Top with reporters, or read the transcript. See the applications.

Here’s the list of states that submitted applications to compete in Phase 1 of Race to the Top:

  • Alabama
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • DC
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Utah
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

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