Education: Morning Roundup, Racing to the Top

Morning Roundup:

From The New York Times : 18 States and District of Columbia Are Finalists for Education Grants

Eighteen states and the District of Columbia advanced to the second round of a national competition for federal financing to support education reform.


From the Los Angeles Times : California clears hurdle for federal funding

The state, which lost out on its first try for Race to the Top grants, is a finalist in its second effort. Winners will share $3.4 billion in federal educational funding.


From the Hechinger Report : Race to the Top: Who are the finalists?

An interactive map that breaks down, state-by-state, first-round scores and the amount each state is now eligible to win.


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