Race to the Top coverage
The U.S. Department of Education has announced 19 finalists in the second round of the Race to the Top competition. Thirty-five states and Washington, D.C. applied for a slice of the remaining $3.4 billion after Tennessee and Delaware split $600 million in the first round.
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has said 10-12 winners will be announced in September.
Click on any state to see its first-round scores and the amount it’s now eligible to win.