RTTT Finalists Announced Next Week?

The Washington Post reports on Ed Sec Arne Duncan's prediction that "good superintendents" will be sending out lots of pink slips in light of projected teacher lay-offs. Towards the end of the article is this: "Meanwhile, Duncan said the $3.5 billion "Race to the Top" grants included in the stimulus plan are on track to be distributed soon, with the finalists for the grants announced next week." (Hat tip to Andy Smarick at Flypaper.)