• Provide grants totaling $400 million to states that adopt tougher student assessment programs.
Obama has asked for another $1.35 billion for the Race to the Top program in his budget proposal for the 2011 fiscal year. He also has requested $2.5 billion in the 2011 budget for a state grant program to support better teaching and leadership in schools. (See “FY11 budget plan folds ed tech into new program.”)
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