Tennessee submits Race to the Top app...

Tennessee submits Race to the Top application

There are 2 comments on the The Daily News Journal story from Jan 20, 2010, titled Tennessee submits Race to the Top application. In it, The Daily News Journal reports that:

The State of Tennessee has submitted its proposal in the U.S. Department of Education's Race to the Top competition, seeking a total of $501.8 million in federal resources to spur education innovation across the Volunteer State.

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Arlingtonresiden t

Cordova, TN

#1 Jan 21, 2010
Tn might win if Memphis was in MS
Laura

United States

#2 Jan 26, 2010
I think we should quit selling our souls for the almighty federal dollar. We need to fire the U.S. Dept. of Education and put the control of the schools back into the hands of the individual counties and the school systems. As long as we keep accepting federal monies for the school, they get to keep dictating what is being taught in them. The school systems should decide how their schools are run and what is taught in them. Not "Big Brother". I am tired of the Federal Government being a part of everything we do. That is not how this country was supposed to be set up. States are supposed to sovereign. Seperate from the federal government. If we do not change this now, mark my words, this will bite us in the butt.

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