King County wins Race to the Top!
Here’s something FANTASTIC – seven King County school districts joined forces as the “Road Map Consortium” — a reference to their participation in the Road Map Project, which is a collaboration among districts, educators, organizations (including yours truly – ahem) whose goal is to dramatically improve education in South Seattle and South King County. Anyway, these districts wrote an application together and won $40 million in federal Race to the Top funds to implement their plan – which will help students “Start Strong,” be “STEM Strong,” and “Stay Strong.” Wow!
Read more about the Road Map Project and Race to the Top. (You can even read the 320-page application!)