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Document Number: 8007

Race to the Top: Promising State Models MS Word PDF - Through the recently passed American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), the U.S. Department of Education will conduct a national competition among states for a $4.35 billion "Race to the Top" incentive program designed to push states to improve education quality and results. The Race to the Top fund will help drive substantial gains in student achievement by supporting states that make dramatic progress on four reform goals outlined in the ARRA. Race to the Top grants will be awarded in two rounds — fall 2009 and spring 2010. This overview document provides links to legislation and other state sources highlighted in ECS’ March 2009 "Race to the Top" Briefing Memos on Goals 1, 2, 3 and 4. (Jennifer Dounay, Education Commission of the States, March 2009)...
Author: Jennifer Dounay
Publication: Briefing Memo
Publisher: Education Commission of the States


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