Race To The Top Phase 3

State RTTT3 Projects

$18.9 million is allocated to state-level activities and is funding five of NJDOE’s state-wide initiatives:

Common Core State Standards

  • Create model curriculum, aligned assessments
  • Scaffold model curriculum for special populations
  • Award teachers for submitting model lessons

Instructional Improvement System

  • Contract with vendor to create IIS
  • Fund implementation for all priority schools
  • Fund competitive sub-grants to districts

Educator Evaluation Systems

  • Build NJDOE capacity to manage EE4NJ Implementation
  • Fund 2012-13 teacher and principal evaluation pilots

Charter School Development

  • Increase capacity to improve charter application and renewal review process

More information on these project areas is available on the Resources page.