New York State Submits Race to the Top Application


New York State submitted a Phase II Race to the Top application in Washington, DC today for $696.6 million in funding to advance progress of the Regents reform agenda through 27 projects over four grant years. $477 million of the RTTT funds would be awarded directly to participating LEAs (school districts and charter schools) over the course of the grant while $219.6 million would be used to build statewide capacity of educators and directly support new curriculum models, standards, assessments, teacher and principal preparation and professional development as well as the statewide student data system.


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