The U.S. Department of Education announced Tuesday that the Lindsay Unified School District is one of 16 applicants that will receive a Race to the Top education grant.
This is the first time the department has offered Race to the Top funds to districts.
Lindsay Unified is expected to receive a federal grant of about $10 million.
The 16 finalists were chosen from the 372 applications the department received in November.
To see the full list of winners, visit http://www2.ed.gov/programs/racetothetop-district/index.html.