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19 States Named as Finalists for Race to the Top Duncan Salutes State and Local Leaders for Leading

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U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that 19 states are the finalists for more than $3 billion available in the second round of funding in the Race to the Top program.

"Thirty-five states and the District of Columbia submitted bold blueprints for reform that bear the signatures of many key players at the state and local level who drive change in our schools," Duncan said.

 

http://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/19-states-named-finalists-race-top