Early Education Advocates Are Winners with New Race to the Top

December 16, 2011 § Leave a comment

The announcement of nine winners in the Obama administration’s latest version of its “Race to the Top” education competition will push forward reforms that early learning advocates have lobbied heavily for over the past several years.

Children read at a preschool in Carpinteria, Calif. (Photo by Sarah Garland)

The winners are California, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, North Carolina, Ohio, Rhode Island and Washington state. To win, they promised to increase accountability, raise the quality of preschool teachers and improve coordination between the various private and public agencies that provide early education.

 For the rest of the story on The Hechinger Report, click here.
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