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Special Report - Racing to the Top

Written By: Joe Melillo

"Race to the Top" explained by Southern Tier Superintendents

Special Report - Racing to the Top

May 17, 2012

Southern Tier (WENY) - It's the centerpiece of president of Barack Obama's education reform. The plan, have states compete for $4.35 billion to reform education, by Adopting Common Core Standards, that prepare students for success in college and the workplace. Two, rewarding, and retaining effective teachers and principals. And 3 Building data systems that measure student success, by using standardize testing. The problems became apparent almost immediately when New york re-scored its tests to help qualify for the money.