Department of Education: Race to the Top Fund Phase 3
GAO-12-358R, Jan 17, 2012
GAO reviewed the Department of Education's (Education) new rule on Phase 3 of the Race to the Top Fund. GAO found that (1) the notice announces requirements for Phase 3 of the Race to the Top program. In this phase, Education plans to make awards to states that were finalists but did not receive funding under the Race to the Top Fund Phase 2 competition held in fiscal year 2010; and (2) Education complied with the applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.