Via YID With LID;
After making a bid for hundreds of millions of dollars in federal education reform money, New Jersey fell three points short of receiving “Race to the Top” funding. The reason for falling shored was an error in one page the Christie administration’s almost 2,000 page application. A question on the application asked for budget information comparing the 2008 and 2009 school years. However, the state submitted information comparing the current year to 2011.That mistake cost the state 4.8 points and the federal funding.
Christie took full responsibility for the mistake and then went off on the stupidity of federal bureaucracy:
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