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State schools chief puts California back in 'Race to the Top' competition

$700 million in federal funds available for participants in federal program

California's State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell said yesterday that the state would continue its efforts to improve student achievement and will seek federal funding through Phase 2 of the "Race to the Top" competition to support this work.

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Posted by Dark Corners of Town
a resident of Country Fair
on Apr 30, 2010 at 10:15 pm

Jeb - Is PUSD one of the "...key districts and their communities that are committed to implement systemic changes that produce results for students locally."? Or not because the teachers union president Trevor Knaggs refused to sign the Phase 1 application?

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Posted by Alice
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 30, 2010 at 11:27 pm

This really seems like a waste of time and resources if the key players are not going to cooperate for a better outcome.

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