Tennessee and Delaware, according to Michele McNeil who heard from an official who has been briefed on the winners.
Stay tuned to Politics K-12 for more details.
And let the carping and Monday-morning-quarterbacking begin. Are these the right winners? Did Arne Duncan live up to his repeated pledges that Race to the Top would have a “high, high bar?” What happened to Florida, the state that folks overwhelmingly agreed was a shoo-in? Or the other favorite state, Louisiana?
Ok, it’s time to hit the phones to bring you more reaction and analysis. Check this space later today for more.
UPDATE: Bill Turque at the Washington Post reports that the District of Columbia came in last, 16th out of 16, after the in-person interviews.
A version of this news article first appeared in the State EdWatch blog.