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Race to the Top: Education leaders to report to lawmakers

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Lawmakers will be briefed on the state of the Race to the Top program on Wednesday.

Education leaders will announce what they are doing to ensure that Hawaii does not lose $75 million in federal education funds.

The teacher's union recently rejected a proposed contract with the state.

Federal officials had cited the lack of contract as one of the reasons Hawaii is in jeopardy of losing the money.

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