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'''What is Race to the Top (RTTT)?'''
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'''Special Needs Education Portal'''
Race to the Top is a competitive federal grant program intended to spur educational innovations in the nation's poorest performing schools. It was created as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). The RTTT fund is going to be distributed in two different phases and totals $4.35 billion.
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This portal is designed to be a one stop shop for information related to special needs education in [[Kentucky]]. This portal provides information for parents, reports, studies, research, contact information, and videos to better understand the issue.
  
'''Key RTTT Focus'''
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Current legislation related to special needs education in the [[General Assembly]] is also tracked.
RTTT encourages a focus on four key areas:
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• Adopting standards and assessments that prepare students to succeed in college and the workplace and to compete in the global economy;
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• Building data systems that measure student growth and success, and inform teachers and principals about how they can improve instruction;
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• Recruiting, developing, rewarding, and retaining effective teachers and principals, especially where they are needed most; and
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• Turning around our lowest-achieving schools.
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Revision as of 12:44, 27 January 2010

What you can find in the Education Portal

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Featured Article

Special Needs Education

Special Needs Education Portal This portal is designed to be a one stop shop for information related to special needs education in Kentucky. This portal provides information for parents, reports, studies, research, contact information, and videos to better understand the issue.

Current legislation related to special needs education in the General Assembly is also tracked. Read more here

Recently added education articles

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Kentucky Education news...

All school and district pages on FreedomKentucky are being updated with the most recent No Child Left Behind data.