Florida and New York on Tuesday tied for the highest amount, $700 million each, in the second round of federal funding for the Race to the Top competition. Georgia and North Carolina each won $400 million in the education reform program.

“Florida’s students, teachers and schools won a great victory,” Gov. Charlie Crist said. “My congratulations go out to every one of our stakeholders who worked diligently to build a successful application that proposes bold ideas while emphasizing our unified approach to education reform.”

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