Early Childhood

Race to the Top, Then and Now

By Maureen Kelleher — July 20, 2011 1 min read
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Last week, the New America Foundation’s Early Education Initiative released this handy chart comparing the original K-12 Race to the Top with the new Early Learning Challenge in terms of the requirements for state eligibility, standards and assessments, statewide data systems, state conditions, and connections to other grades. “The administration views early education reform as an opportunity for building better infrastructure ... but places less of a premium on dictating how that infrastructure should be used,” the group observes.

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