Race to the Top

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‘Race To The Top’ Grant Program Is Changing Education

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.


(Photo by: Nichole Jaworski/CBS Charlotte)

Race To The Top: The Ultimate Charlotte Tower Run

(CBS Charlotte) — On April 20, 2013, hundreds of people will gather at the Duke Energy Center in Charlotte for a unique race inside the building. Climbers will race to the top of the Duke […]

CBS Charlotte–04/18/2013

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NC Could Get Up To $70M In Fed Funding For Pre-K

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina will get up to $70 million to improve early childhood education after being selected Friday for a federal Race to the Top grant, but Gov. Beverly Perdue says that won’t solve a standoff with legislative Republicans on expanding pre-kindergarten services.

CBS Charlotte–12/16/2011


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