- The U.S. Department of Education announced first-year funding of $1.4 million for what will ultimately be a $13 million five-year program.
- Winthrop is one of only 28 institutions nationally to be chosen to participate in the five-year Teacher Quality Partnership grant program.
Winthrop University, "Education Grant Will Help Improve Struggling Schools" (2009). Winthrop News 2009. 116.