On December 19, 2013 the newest round of the Race To The Top funding was announced by Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education. This $280 million dollar round of funding will be split up between six states; Michigan, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, New Jersey, and Vermont. This funding is expected to help 182,000 children in Michigan alone. Race to the Top focuses on improving early learning for young children and will create high-value leads for education marketers.
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The award amounts are as follows: