RTTT Facts for Families

  • What is Race To the Top (RTTT)?

    Race to the Top (RTTT) is a U.S. Department of Education grant for states seeking funding to reform education. The money the NYS Department of Education (NYSED) received will go toward creating structures, resources and support to assist districts in meeting the requirements they set forth under each assurance area known as “The Four Pillars.”

    The Four Pillars:  The NYS Board of Regent’s overarching goal is to ensure that all students are ready for college and career success.