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Six States Get Major Early Learning Grants

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Six states were announced Thursday as winners of a combined $280 million in government grants to improve early learning programs f...

States Backtracked On Reform Commitments, Face Threats To Federal Funds

AP | By CHRISTINE ARMARIO | Posted 01.10.2012 | Education

MIAMI -- Several states that won a slice of the U.S. Department of Education's $4.3 billion Race to the Top competition have had to delay plans to imp...

35 States, D.C. And Puerto Rico Vie For Race To The Top Funding

Posted 08.29.2012 | Education

The U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services announced today that 35 states, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico have submitted applica...

Dems To Christie: Apologize To Obama

AP | BETH DeFALCO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

BUDD LAKE, N.J. — Republican Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday brushed aside calls from Democrats to apologize to President Barack Obama for his re...

Error On 'Race To The Top' Application Costs New Jersey Education Prize

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HADDONFIELD, N.J. – For anyone who's ever entered the wrong number on a tax return and been denied a refund, or accidentally overtipped, here's ...