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Race to the Top - Videos

Support for Struggling Schools, March 7, 2011


In the fifth segment of a special Race to the Top series, Ass't. State Sup't Ann Chafin talks briefly about the issues surrounding help for struggling schools.

Great Teachers & Great Leaders, February 11, 2011


In the fourth segment of a special Race to the Top series, State School Superintendent Nancy Grasmick talks with Maryland Teachers of the Year past and present, and school principals and Milken winners, at a special summit in Annapolis. She discusses evaluations, student growth, and more.

Race to the Top - Data Systems, January 25, 2011


In this third segment of a special series, Ass't. Sup't., Leslie Wilson looks at data systems that will allow Maryland school systems to track every individual child.

Race to the Top - Standards and Assessments, January 20, 2011


In the second of a series, Assistant State Superintendent Mary Cary explains the basics of Standards and Assessments and Maryland's adoption and adaptation to the Common Core curriculum. TRT 2:02.

Race to the Top - Overview, January 12, 2011


In the first of a special series, Ass't. State Sup't. Jim Foran outlines an overview of Maryland's Race to the Top effort, and the push to take Maryland schools from national to world class.

Race to the Top Timeline, November 18, 2010

Follow a year's progress of Race to the Top, from preparation which began in earnest last winter, to the award and the plans currently underway.

News from the Board, September 21, 2010


News from the Board - September features plans to implement Race to the Top and what's ahead in the next two months, an update on Common Core standards and Charter schools, the result of the vote on the Environmental Education curriculum, and the retirement of Colleen Seremet.

News from the Board, August 24, 2010


Maryland celebrates a huge week, winning a Race to the Top grant. Find out where the money goes in the local jurisdictions and see the Governor's visit and hear reaction. Also, see MSA science results, a discussion on suspensions and expulsions, Dale Smith and Jim Foran win appointments, and Miriam Silverman shine!

Maryland Wins Race, August 24, 2010


Maryland has won a Race to the Top grant – announced today by the U.S. Department of Education. See the announcement, a visit by the Governor, and watch Miriam Siliverman, in the end, steal the show.

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