Early Childhood

Early Ed. to Get Another Crack at Race to the Top Money

By Lesli A. Maxwell — March 26, 2012 1 min read

Politics K-12 blogger Michele McNeil has a must-read post raising some good questions about how the Education Department will run the upcoming rounds of Race to the Top that will have early-childhood programs and local school districts splitting $550 million.

Regardless of how the details of the competition shake out, the clamoring of advocates and influential policymakers has clearly paid off for the early-childhood field, with a second round of state-level grants for early learning now a sure thing.

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A version of this news article first appeared in the Early Years blog.