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Hillsborough wins $100 million Gates grant



It's official: the Hillsborough County School District has won a $100 million teacher effectiveness grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

The news, announced in a midday press release Thursday, caps a 9-month application effort by the district, and puts it squarely on the cutting edge of national education reform. (See a summary of the plan on the foundation Web site).

For more details, see Tom Marshall's full report and check back later for more details.


[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 10:42am]


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