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December 11, 2012
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Carson City schools awarded Race to the Top grant

(AP) - The Carson City School District was named one of 16 recipients Tuesday of a competitive, Race to the Top education grant, an award that will provide up to $10 million to help students in Nevada's capital city.

"This is wonderful news for Carson City's students, teachers and parents," said U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., who wrote a letter to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan supporting Carson City's application for the federal grant.

Carson City was chosen as a finalist from among 372 applicants last month. It was the only school district in the state to advance, with …

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