Federal officials will tell you that education is a state responsibility, but federal dollars impact state policy.
So, if Race to the Top (RTT) does lose it funding in the new Omnibus bill, what goes away?
What are the new education priorities in the bill? A listing from the U.S. Department of Education website gives a list of RTT grant initiatives that may be affected.
New priorities are set. School Improvement Grants (S.I.G.) remain.Continue reading