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Giant grant hasn't spurred giant improvements in education

Four years after Georgia began receiving $400 million in Race to the Top grant money from the U.S. Department of Education, it has not fully met any of the half-dozen goals it laid out in a 200-page grant application, a review by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has found.

While progress has been made — test scores and graduation rates are up — those gains can't be tied directly and solely to receipt of grant money.

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