(GUIDANCE) Education Dept. Sets Deadline for Race to the Top Comments

July 2009
Children & Youth Funding Report;7/31/2009, p20
The article reports that the U.S. Education Department has published the formal notice in the Federal Register with a firm deadline for comments, after offering proposed priorities for the 4.35 billion dollars Race to the Top program on July 24, 2009. It is stated that the Race to the Top program, which was funded by the Recovery Act (PL 111-5), will provide grants to states that have made significant progress in the four education reform areas including implementing standards and assessment.


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