Teachers' union in N.J. district rejects Race to the Top application

The Newark, N.J., school district's application for a $30 million Race to the Top grant, with the intention of using the funds for laptops, resources for teachers and additional support for students, has failed to win support of the Newark Teachers Union. Union President Joe Del Grosso said the teachers rejected the application because it included wasteful spending. Cami Anderson, superintendent of the state-controlled Newark School District, has asked the federal government to use the union's approval from a prior year for the new application.

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