Duncan names leader for "Race to the Top Fund"

May 20, 2009
Joanne Weiss has worked with New Schools Venture Fund

From The U.S. Department of Education: U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has announced that Joanne Weiss will lead development of the "Race to the Top Fund" to spur innovation and restore America's global leadership in public K-12 education. Weiss has a record of success in investment strategy and management assistance that includes a portfolio of investment ventures at the New Schools Venture Fund, a national nonprofit venture philanthropy firm.

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