Legislative Luncheon – Washington is in the Race to the Top

January 15, 2010 at 3:21 pm Leave a comment

Yesterday, Stand for Children joined with the Excellent Schools Now coalition to host a legislative lunch where education leaders presented a legislative agenda to make Washington competetive for up to $250 million in federal Race to the Top funds.

Bill Gates Senior stated, “Even if money were not on the table, the Race to the Top reforms — setting high expectations for students, getting great teachers and leaders, using data for improvement, and helping struggling schools — are the right steps to  ensure every Washington student has the tools needed to succeed  after high school.”

Read more at http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/cgi-bin/PrintStory.pl?document_id=2010798187&zsection_id=2003749464&slug=racetothetop15&date=20100114


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