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.