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Today, the Department released two reports documenting how states and school districts have responded to this new way of doing business at the Department of Education through two of the Administration's signature initiatives: Fundamental Change: Innovation in America's Schools under Race to the Top, and School Improvement Grants National Summary: School Year 2012-13.
He also talked about the progress the nation has made over the past six years and noted that opportunities like Race to the Top and federal School Improvement Grants (SIG) provided support and incentives that served as a catalyst for action (remarks and video).
Race to the Top was the Obama administration's signature education initiative.
In the tradition of well-known vertical run events like the annual Empire State Building Run-up in the US, the Race to the Top Vertical Run promises to be an exciting footrace with cash prizes up for grabs in various divisions.
This State-specific summary report serves as an assessment of Rhode Island's Year 2 Race to the Top implementation, highlighting successes and accomplishments, identifying challenges, and providing lessons learned from implementation from approximately September 2011 through September 2012.
It's not until the eleventh paragraph, which doesn't appear until the jump page, that the reader is given any idea that the administration is granting the waivers to provide flexibility and persuade states to adopt its Race to the Top program--though the words "Race to the Top" never appear in the article, and the program is only briefly explained in two of its twenty-nine-paragraphs.
Patrick about their work, which stems from the Race to the Top federal grant received a year ago.
Departments of Education and Health and Human Services announced the dedication of $500 million in Race to the Top funding to support comprehensive state plans for raising the quality of early learning programs, a step that could open new opportunities for cities working in this important area.
The grants were awarded under the Race to the Top Assessment Program, part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
Of course, the bulk of the work is being done by governors, superintendents, and teachers, but the federal government is supporting their work through Race to the Top and other reform programs, including the Investing in Innovation Fund, School Improvement Grants, the Teacher Incentive Fund, and the charter school program.
Ted Kulongoski has now acknowledged that another attempt to win a share of $4 billion in federal Race to the Top education grants would be a waste of effort.