As noted by Publicola, the Governor submitted the Washington State application for the second round of RTTT money. Editor Josh Feit takes a wait-and-see attitude but as I wrote in my comments:
RTTT money looks and sounds an awful lot like the Gates Transformation money of the '90s. Gates had given Seattle Public Schools money for each school to take a hard look at itself and create a "transformation" plan. Now I think it's a great idea to make every single person working at a school be part of a hard look at what is happening, not happening and how they serve the students at their school.
However, we had every school do this and then, because Gates wasn't happen with the pace/outcomes/you pick, they pulled the money a couple of years later. So naturally, with no continuing money OR long-term funding, the plans were doomed (although some schools did try to carry them on).
And, we don't have charters so we'll get dinged for that. I really doubt we will get the money and frankly, I think, in the end, we won't miss the money.
So what will RTTT money do? It's easy to start something, it's another thing to keep it viable without continued funding.