High Schools to Compete for $100 Million in New Race to the Top-Style Contest

Here, from EdWeek.

Today, the Obama administration will announce details of a $100 million competition for high schools that better prepare students for college and high-tech careers, U.S. Department of Education officials confirmed this morning.

Washington Post also has coverage on this here.

The government will award up to 40 grants to allow high schools to team up with higher education institutions and employers. The grants will be awarded early next year.