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School district uses Race to the Top money for public relations


A school district that is a finalist for the soon-to-be announced $1 million 2011 Broad Prize for Urban Education is embarking on a public relations effort—funded with U.S. government and Gates Foundation money—to end public opposition to its school reform program, which includes a slew of new standardized tests, the Washington Post reports. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District in North Carolina is using Race to the Top money—which wasn’t intended to fund public relations efforts—and $200,000 in Gates Foundation money for the campaign…

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