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'Race To The Top’ Grant Program Is Changing EducationSince 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.
N.J. Likely To Receive Education Jobs GrantNew Jersey is taking another crack at bringing home federal education funding.
N.J. Lawmakers Sort Out Facts In 'Race To The Top' ErrorHearings at the New Jersey State House were held to discuss what went wrong in the mistake that cost the state millions in education funding from the Obama administration’s “Race to the Top.”
Panel Asks NJ Officials About Failed Education Grant
Fired N.J. Ed Commissioner Wants ApologyA week after he was fired, New Jersey's former education commissioner says he isn't considering taking legal action over his termination.
Ex-NJ Education Chief: Christie 'Defamed' MeChristie fired Bret Schundler last week after the discovery of a mistake on an application that may have cost the state a $400 million federal education grant.
Christie Defends Decision To Axe Education CommishThe Governor said his decision was based on business, and that Schundler's dismissal came not because he made the mistake on the "Race to the Top" grant, but because he lied.
Gov. Christie Fires N.J. Education CommissionerNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie sacked his education commissioner Friday in an embarrassing fiasco -- complete with video tapes -- that cost the state $400 million.
Christie Positioning NJ For Round 2 Of 'Race To The Top'The publicity surrounding Governor Christie's criticisms of the federal government rejecting the state’s Race to the Top grant application may help NJ's chances in the next round.
Mistake Costs N.J. Education $400 Mil; Christie: Obama To BlameA costly mistake in the New Jersey governor's office has cost the state $400 million in critical education funding. On Wednesday, Gov. Chris Christie blamed President Barack Obama.
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