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Education Funding

The Race to the Top Is On

By Michele McNeil — July 23, 2009 1 min read
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The Education Department has unveiled proposed criteria for deciding who will get a slice of the $4 billion Race to the Top fund.

Check out the details here.

I’ll be tweeting tomorrow’s event at the Education Department (so long as technology cooperates), so follow me over at the Politics K-12 twitter feed.

And, some are speculating that President Obama may even make an appearance. It’s an important enough subject that he sat down with the Washington Post to talk about it, even emphasizing that politics won’t play a part in awarding the grants. Think Ohio.

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