Duncan eyes 'Race to the Top' for districts only
| Jan 28, 2011
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan says a third round of federal grants known as Race to the Top could potentially be open only to school districts, and not states.
Race to the Top has so far been a competition among states. The Education Department used the lure of money as a way to prod states into making policy changes the Obama administration supports, including allowing charter schools and implementing more robust teacher evaluation systems. To learn more, read the full article by Tom Weber on the Minnesota Public Radio website.