Race To The Top
Since Race to the Top was launched, schools across the country have adopted new, rigorous education standards, implemented stringent teacher evaluation systems and are developing data collection systems to better inform instruction.
Massachusetts is one of nine states that will share $500 million in grant money won in a high-profile competition intended to jump-start improvements in often-overlooked early childhood programs.
Massachusetts, after a series of recent steps to improve low-performing schools, has been awarded $250 million of the Obama administration’s Race to the Top education grants to help states with innovations.
Massachusetts has been named a finalist for the Obama administration’s grant competition to encourage states to revamp their education systems.