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Report: Florida in good shape to get Race to the Top money



Florida is one of only two states (along with Louisiana) that are in a “highly competitive” position to get a share of the Obama administration’s $4.3 billion Race to the Top fund, according to this new report from The New Teacher Project. TNTP scored each state on how well they’re meeting the criteria outlined by U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan, including turning around struggling schools and gauging the effectiveness of teachers and principals.

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 10:32am]


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