Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Second Round Race to the Top Winners Announced

New York, North Carolina, Georgia and Ohio are among the winners of $3.4 billion in coveted education grants, federal education officials said Tuesday morning.

The states are among the second-round winners of the Race to the Top grant competition being announced this morning by the Obama administration. WaPo
All of the Race to the Top winners, according to msnbc: Washington D.C., Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Maryland, North Carolina, New York, Ohio and Rhode Island. Race to the Top, funded by the stimulus, is a competition designed to get school districts to improve their schools.