Race to the Top (RTTT)
The AVID College Readiness System supports all states' efforts to meet the goals of Race to the Top. The following states have received Race to the Top awards:
Round 1: Delaware, Tennessee
Round 2: Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Rhode Island, Washington, D.C.
Round 3: Arizona, Colorado, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, New Jersey, Pennsylvania.
How AVID Meets Race to the Top Objectives
This presentation explains how the AVID College Readiness System can be implemented to achieve Race to the Top objectives in four areas: Standards & Assessments; Effective Teachers & Principals; Data Systems; and Turning Around Low-Performing Schools. The notes on each slide contain AVID program specifics that address school issues.
The 2012 Race to the Top-District competition will support school districts in implementing local reforms that will personalize learning, close achievement gaps and take full advantage of 21st century tools that prepare each student for college and their careers.
|Applicant Name||State||Requested Award Amount|
|Carson City School District||NV||$10,000,000.00|
|Charleston County School District||SC||$19,388,399.00|
|Galt Joint Union School District||CA||$9,999,973.18|
|Green River Regional Educational Cooperative||KY||$40,000,000.00|
|Guilford County Schools||NC||$30,000,000.00|
|Harmony Science Academy (Harmony Public Schools)||TX||$29,866,398.00|
|Idea Public Schools||TX||$29,242,882.00|
|Lindsay Unified School District||CA||$10,000,000.00|
|Metropolitan School District of Warren Township||IN||$28,570,886.00|
|Middletown City School||NY||$19,995,588.00|
|New Haven Unified School District||CA||$29,352,564.54|
|Puget Sound Educational Service District||WA||$40,000,000.00|
|School Board of Miami-Dade County||FL||$30,000,000.00|
|St. Vrain Valley Schools||CO||$16,589,553.00|
The Ohio Race to the Top Innovative Programs Grant Application is due May 20, 2011. Watch the
AVID Race to the Top (RTTT) Innovative Programs Webinar that assists LEAs with completing the application for AVID. It includes a step-by-step walkthrough of the application and concludes with a "Q & A" session. The Webinar was presented by AVID Representatives, Granger Ward, Rosemary Ellis and Lee Felts, as well as Jay Keefer from ODE.
ODE Innovative Program Awards Implementation Documents for Schools
Letter to New Districts
Ohio Next Steps
Contract Request Template
Quick Reference Guide (to complete the contract template)