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Nine States Will Receive Grants from $500 Million Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge

Video of the Announcement Available for Viewing


On Friday, December 16th, the White House announced that nine states will receive grant awards from the $500 million RTT-ELC fund, a competitive grant program jointly administered by the U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services. Thirty-five states, D.C. and Puerto Rico submitted plans for the Challenge, and at an event on December 16th, Secretary Duncan announced the nine winners: California, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, North Carolina, Ohio, Rhode Island, and Washington state.


Visit to view a video of that announcement.


Visit the Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge website for additional resources.  Thank you for your interest.