Race to the Top: PA Out, New York In

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by Anne Holliday

Pennsylvania is not one of the winners in the second round of Race to the Top money for education, but New York is one of the states chosen to get the federal grant money.

New York will get about $700 million.

Pennsylvania was one of 19 finalists chosen from 36 applicants in the second round. Education Secretary Arne Duncan says he hopes there will be a third round. The Obama administration has requested $1.35 billion in next year’s budget for Race to the Top.

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