Obama Announces Competition for Federal Education Dollars

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Barack Obama today announced a major initiative to move the nation's schools towards reform. With Race to the Top, the President pledged more than $4 billion in economic stimulus money to help state governments that accept more charter schools and performance pay for teachers. Mike Shear covers the White House for the Washington Post.

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Michael D. Shear - New York Times - @shearm

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Sara Terry

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