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Congress Approves Funds to Continue Education Reform Initiatives: Race to the Top

May 27, 2011

The Secretary of Education awarded $4 billion over the course of the first two Race to the Top (RTTT) competitions. As of May 25, he has announced that nine finalists that did not win grants in the first two phases of RTTT competitions will be the recipients of a new $700 million grant, split between early childhood education and a new round of RTTT.