La. to try again for fed education grants

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Louisiana's education chief says the state will apply again for federal education grants through the "Race to the Top" program.

Louisiana had been a finalist for grants through the $4 billion-plus program but lost out to Delaware and Tennessee. Superintendent of Education Paul Pastorek said Monday that state officials will take a look at what went into the U.S. Department of Education decision and re-apply for a second round of money this spring.

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