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Eye On Boise

State board OKs ‘Race to the Top’

The Idaho State Board of Education, in a special meeting, has voted unanimously, 7-0, to approve the state's application for "Race to the Top" federal grant funds. State Schools Supt. Tom Luna proposed the grant application, which includes a pilot program on teacher incentive pay, funding for dual-credit opportunities and more for participating school districts. Idaho will compete with other states for the first round of grant funding, due out this spring.

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News, happenings and more from the Idaho Legislature and the state capital.