KING COUNTY: 7 school districts share $40 million federal grant

December 12, 2012 

Seven school districts in King County have won a $40 million federal grant, the U.S. Department of Education announced Tuesday.

The grant is part of the federal Race to the Top initiative and the money is going to the Auburn, Federal Way, Highline, Kent, Renton, Seattle and Tukwila school districts.

The districts competed together, created the Puget Sound Educational Service District and drew up a unified plan.

The Associated Press

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