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08/25/2010 10:16 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

'Race To The Top': New York Wins Nearly $700 Million In Education Funds

New York captured almost $700 million for schools when it was selected Tuesday as one of 10 winners in the federal Race to the Top competition, a victory for state education officials as well as Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, who had pushed the Legislature to enact changes that helped secure the money.

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