The U.S. Department of Education announced today that 16 applicants, including the Carson City School District, will share nearly $400 million in Race to the Top funds to improve student learning.
The award will mean up to $10 million to the district. An application submitted by the Clark County School District did not receive funding.
One comment on the Carson application said in part: "The Carson City School District provides a very strong, comprehensive, and coherent plan for the revision of the district school system."
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