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Race to the Bottom
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The state superintendent of education, Mick Zais, and Gov. Nikki Haley will not apply to the U.S. Department of Education for up to $50 million in federal Race to the Top funds allocated for South Carolina’s public school system. In another of the zany decisions emanating from Columbia, South Carolina will sacrifice a chance to enrich its public school system with funds which are already being used by many other states to compete with us.