Obama looks to expand Race to the Top

01/19/2010 | Wall Street Journal, The · Washington Post, The

President Barack Obama plans to ask Congress to expand the $4.35 billion Race to the Top program by $1.35 billion, saying the grant competition has prompted education reforms nationwide. The funding would allow for a third round of grants in which districts, not just states, would apply, and education officials said they hope to indefinitely fund the grants. "We certainly see this as a key reform and a key investment that we would want to keep funding," an official said.

View Full Article in:

Wall Street Journal, The · Washington Post, The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
RFP Specialist, Contract Position
ASCD
Alexandria, VA
Program Officer, Teacher Development
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
Moorestown, NJ
DIRECTOR OF HEALTH AND CULTURE
BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Boulder, CO
DIRECTOR OF LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT
BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Boulder, CO
Teacher
Saudi Aramco
Dhahran