The New Haven Unified School District is one of 16 nationwide winners in the U.S. Department of Education’s Race to the Top-District (RTTT-D) competition, it was announced Dec. 11, 2012
New Haven’s application was ranked No. 2 in the country. The District will receive more than $29 million over the next four-and-a-half years, to personalize student learning, improve student achievement and educator effectiveness, close achievement gaps, and prepare all students to succeed in college and careers.
“This is a tremendous validation of the work that we’ve been doing in New Haven for the past few years, and every teacher, classified employee and administrator in the District should be proud of all they’ve done to make this possible,” Superintendent Kari McVeigh said. “This grant will enable us to extend and expand services and fulfill our mission to help every child reach his or her potential.”
More information is attached below.
Teaching for Innovation Video - New Haven USD Race to the Top
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