No Race to the Top funds for R.I., Mass.

PRESIDENT OBAMA and Education Secretary Arne Duncan, right, at a high school last year. Delaware and Tennessee won the first round of Race to the Top. /
PRESIDENT OBAMA and Education Secretary Arne Duncan, right, at a high school last year. Delaware and Tennessee won the first round of Race to the Top. /
(Updated, 12:30 p.m.) PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island, Massachusetts and 12 other finalists lost out to Delaware and Tennessee in the Obama administration’s high-profile Race to the Top competition for $4.4 billion in education funding. Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Education had picked Rhode Island and Massachusetts as finalists out of 41 applicants for…
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