This month’s survey focused on David Coleman's new role with the College Board and what it might mean for the Common Core State Standards; Race to the Top for Districts (RTT-D); and Student Loans. Read more
The 16 winning Race to the Top-District (RTT-D) applications have been posted. They are available here. In addition, this website also includes the winners' scores and comments. Together, these documents provide rich insights into the winning districts' plans and goals.
If you haven't already, be sure to check out our previous post on RTT-D, which includes a map of all finalists, to find more information on the winners.
The U.S. Department of Education has announced the
sixteen winners of the Race to the Top District (RTT-D) competition,
the Department's latest competitive grant program, which will focus
on personalized learning at the district level. These districts include a
number of consortia applicants. All in all, a total of 55 districts are
represented in this winning group, hailing from 11 states and the District of Columbia. Read more
On May 22, the U.S. Department of
Education (ED) released draft requirements for the Race to the Top for
Districts Competition (RTT-D). ED will
award $400 million to 20 applicants. The number of students participating in
the program will determine funding. ED
may issue grants of up to $25 million. Applicants may be a part of a State that won a
Race to the Top grant in prior competitions.
To provide a helpful summary of
the program’s details, the team at Whiteboard advisors developed a one-page overview and detailed summary of the new competition. Read more
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