The Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC) program aims to improve the quality of early learning and development and close the achievement gap for children with high needs.
RTT-ELC grants focus on improving early learning and development programs for young children by supporting each state's efforts to:
This month, five more states secured grants to improve their work in these areas.
Colorado, Illinois, New Mexico, Oregon and Wisconsin will each receive a share of the 2012 Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge $133 million grant fund. The five winners join nine existing state grantees that secured first-round funding last year.
Read more by visiting this link: Five More States Secure Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge Grants.