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Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published August 10, 2010

GOVERNOR MARTIN O’MALLEY, DR. NANCY GRASMICK TO LEAD DELEGATION TO WASHINGTON, DC FOR ‘RACE TO THE TOP’



ANNAPOLIS, MD (August 10, 2010) – Governor Martin O’Malley and Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Nancy Grasmick will lead a delegation tomorrow to meet with officials from the U.S. Department of Education as part of the President’s “Race to the Top” initiative. Maryland was recently named a finalist in the “Race to the Top” grant initiative, which could bring up to $250 million in education investments to Maryland. Tomorrow, a delegation of five led by Governor O’Malley and Dr. Grasmick will interview privately with a team from the U.S. Department of Education, and will be available for media questions following that meeting.

WHAT:
Governor O’Malley, Dr. Grasmick to lead delegation for “Race to the Top” interview

WHEN:
TOMORROW, Wednesday, August 11, 2010
Media availability will begin following the meeting, at approximately 9:45 a.m.

WHERE:
Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
Outside Wardman Tower
2660 Woodley Road Northwest
Washington, DC