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Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley Rips Race to the Top

By Sean Cavanagh — September 16, 2010 1 min read

The Obama administration’s Race to the Top competition has drawn fire from an unexpected source: Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley.

The longtime Democratic mayor, who announced recently that he will not seek re-election, said “we should end it,” when speaking about the $4 billion competition. He was apparently unhappy about Illinois not being named one of the 12 winners. “That’s all it’s about: bureaucracy,” he said.

More details over on StateEdWatch.