Statement Of Senator Suzi Oppenheimer On Announcement That New York Is A Finalist For Federal Race To The Top Funds

July 27, 2010

With New York's inclusion today as a finalist in the federal Race to the Top competition, we are seeing the first results of the sweeping education reforms I sponsored in the Senate. The innovations we have already implemented will improve our schools and enhance the educational experience for generations of students, while at the same time making New York a strong contender for these federal funds.