Race to Top Buy-In Level Examined

Mcneil, Michele
June 2010
Education Week;6/16/2010, Vol. 29 Issue 35, p1
The article reports on the Race to the Top federal grant competition in the United States and the buy-in patterns of teachers' unions in this educational reform program. Topics include the changes in the first- and second-rounds of applications from 29 states and the District of Columbia, the 22 percent increase in union buy-ins in the second round of applications, and the number of students affected by this educational policy. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 is mentioned.


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