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L.A. Unified can apply for federal Race to the Top funds
For the first time, L.A. Unified and other individual school districts can apply for federal Race to the Top grants, bypassing California officials, including the governor, who had objected to the rules for receiving the education-reform incentives.
The draft rules, announced Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Education, will allow school systems to vie for funds that had been unavailable to any state that was unable or unwilling to compete for the grants.
LAUSD getting busy to get a piece of the pie?
L.A. Unified can apply for federal Race to the Top funds by By Howard Blume, Los Angeles Times