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Grants, Funding & Awards


MakerBot Thingiverse Names Winners of Math Manipulative Challenge

Winning 3D designs provide new ways to teach math skills.

Report: Math and Reading Proficiency Improve in SIG Schools

Student achievement in math and reading has improved at schools that received School Improvement Grants, according to a new report from the United States Department of Education.

Dell Grants $2.4 Million for Youth Learning, STEM Education, ICT Skills Training

Dell has announced nearly $2.4 million in grants to 26 organizations across the country as part of its Powering the Possible for Communities Youth Learning Initiative and 2020 Legacy of Good Plan. The grants are intended to help close the learning gap for underserved youth.

Report: Sequestration Pain Varies Among Education Agencies

The School Superintendents Association has released a new report, Unequal Pain: Federal Public Education Revenues, Federal Education Cuts and the Impact on Public Schools, that examines revenues for every district in the United States and urges Congress to end sequestration and end debate over federal funding of education.

80 Districts Finalists in $120 Million RTTT-D Grant Program

The United States Department of Education has revealed the finalists for its 2013 Race to the Top–District competitive grant program. The finalists, who will compete for $120 million in federal grants, include 80 districts spread over 21 states.

Constellation Awards $310,000 in Energy Education Grants

Ten winning institutions will share in $310,000 to fund renewable energy education programs thanks to Constellation Energy's 2013 E2 Energy to Educate grant program.

Detroit Public Schools Receives $35,000 for STEM Ed Projects

Twenty-six teachers at Detroit Public Schools will have funding for science, technology, engineering and math projects thanks to $35,000 in grants.

Ed Selects 25 i3 Grant Winners

The United States Department of Education has chosen 25 applicants to receive a total of more than $135 million in the fourth round of the Investing in Innovation (i3) competition.

ISTE: E-Rate Funds Should Be Increased to $5 Billion

The International Society for Technology in Education has released comments it has submitted to the Federal Communications Commission ahead of the agency's update of the Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Fund, or E-rate.

Bills Propose State, Federal Partnership To Expand Preschool for Low-Income Families

Legislators in the United States Senate and House of Representatives have introduced bills designed to expand preschool access to low-income families.

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