Minnesota awarded up to $45 million in Race to the Top education funding
Published 12/16/2011, Associated Press
Minnesota is one of nine states to be awarded federal grants through the Race to the Top education funding competition, the state’s congressional delegation announced today. A total of 35 states applied for grants through Race to the Top, a $4.35 billion competition through the U.S. Department of Education to spur innovation and reform in state and local K-12 education.Word count: 136
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