race to the top
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.
New Jersey is taking another crack at bringing home federal education funding.
Hearings 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.”
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – Education officials say a clerical error alone doesn’t explain why New Jersey finished just out of the money on a $400 million education grant. They say the state also lost […]
A week after he was fired, New Jersey’s former education commissioner says he isn’t considering taking legal action over his termination.
Christie 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.
The 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.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie sacked his education commissioner Friday in an embarrassing fiasco — complete with video tapes — that cost the state $400 million.
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.
A 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.