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White House Names Race to the Top Finalists

Jul 27, 2010

Stephanie Banchero, Wall Street Journal - 07/27/2010 - The Obama administration on Tuesday named 18 states and the District of Columbia as finalists in the race for federal money to help overhaul troubled schools. Race to the Top, the centerpiece of U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan's efforts to push innovation, aims to reward states that promote charter schools, tie teacher evaluation to student performance and adopt rigorous learning standards.

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