Department Officials Visit Delaware to Learn About Progress Made in Implementing Race to the Top Plan
Leaders from the U.S. Department of Education's Implementation and Support Unit (ISU) traveled to Delaware June 8-10 for an on-site program review with representatives from Delaware's Race to the Top team in Dover and district- and school-level teachers and leaders from the New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District in Wilmington.
Department Officials Visit Massachusetts to Learn About Progress Made in Implementing Race to the Top Plan
A team of leaders from the U.S. Department of Education's Implementation and Support Unit (ISU) travelled to Malden today for an on-site program review with representatives from Massachusetts' Race to the Top team.
A team of leaders from the U.S. Department of Education's Implementation and Support Unit (ISU) travelled to Columbus today for an on-site program review with representatives from Gov. Kasich's office and Ohio's Race to the Top team.
U.S. Department of Education Announces $200 Million to Continue State-Led Reforms Under Race to the Top
The U.S. Department of Education announced today that nine finalist states that did not win grants in the first two rounds of Race to the Top (RTT) will be eligible to compete for $200 million in additional funds this year. Applications will be available in the early fall.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today announced a new $500 million state-level grant competition, the Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge.
Recently, the Department held its first meeting with the Race to the Top grant winners. It was wonderful to help welcome delegates from winning states and start rich conversations about implementing each of their plans.
To be sure, implementation is where the real challenge lies for many of the states. We at the Department understand that making such comprehensive reforms is a monumental task, and so one of our top priorities is to ensure that states have the support and technical assistance they need to make their plans successful.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced today that 10 applicants have won grants in the second phase of the Race to the Top competition.
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