Fla. Schools Chief Vows 'Race Is Far From Over'
Florida fell short on school district participation and teachers union support Monday in its bid to win a federal "Race to the Top" education grant, but it'll get another chance to compete in a second round.
Florida ranked fourth among 16 finalists, but the U.S. Department of Education selected only the two highest scoring states, Delaware and Tennessee, in the first round of the competition. Georgia was third.
Florida had sought up to $1.1 billion of the $4.35 billion in stimulus money made available to the states...
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