US DOE Award Letter To Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium From 2010

Below is the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium award letter from the United States Department of Education, dated 9/28/2010.  It was addressed to the Governor of Washington since they were the lead state in the consortium.  And what state is Bill Gates from?  How much money did the US DOE give the high-stakes testing state cabal?  Find out below!