Lesli Maxwell

Staff Writer, Education Week

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President Obama set aside $4.3 billion for education reform and told states to compete in what he called, the  Race to the Top .  Governor Schwarzenegger and the Legislature battled…

Why Is California Losing the Race to the Top?

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