Race to the Top

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‘Race To The Top’ Grant Program Is Changing Education

Since Race to the Top was launched, schools across the country have adopted new, rigorous education standards, implemented stringent teacher evaluation systems and are developing data collection systems to better inform instruction.

09/08/2014

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Students Hold ‘State Of The Student’ Address For Education Reform

Students on Monday took to the state Capitol to share their frustrations with Colorado’s education system.

03/03/2014

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Colorado Getting More Childhood Education Funding

Colorado is getting an additional $15 million in supplemental funding for early childhood education from the federal government.

07/25/2013

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St. Vrain Valley Schools Awarded Huge ‘Race To The Top’ Grant

A school district in Boulder County is enjoying a windfall in the latest round of Race to the Top grants from the federal government.

12/11/2012

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Colorado Wins Nearly $30M In Federal School Funds

Colorado is receiving nearly $30 million in federal money over four years to accelerate the state’s early learning programs.

12/06/2012

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Colorado Awarded Small Federal Education Grant

Colorado has been awarded a federal education grant worth nearly $18 million — after being passed over three times for bigger awards from the “Race To The Top” competition.

12/23/2011

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Colorado Again Passed Over For Fed Education Grant

Colorado has been passed over in its third attempt to earn a share of federal “Race to the Top” education grants.

12/16/2011

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Colorado School Incentive Program Awaits More Funds

A pilot program to improve college readiness among Colorado teens produced more high scores on students’ Advanced Placement tests — and paid $69,500 to teachers as a reward.

11/27/2011

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Colorado Applies For 3rd Round Of Race To The Top

Colorado is once again trying to win federal money for school reforms.

11/23/2011

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