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.