Race to the Top

United States education initiative
Alternative Title: R2T

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  • Arne Duncan.
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    …office, Duncan introduced the multibillion-dollar Race to the Top (R2T) program, which provided grants to states that implemented various educational reforms, including tying teacher evaluations to student test scores and increasing the number of charter schools. R2T also encouraged the adoption of national academic standards. The program proved controversial, drawing…

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