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Grants, Funding & Awards


Apple Jumps into ConnectED Initiative with $100 Million in Tech Grants

Apple has chosen 114 schools to receive a share of $100 million in grants to provide curriculum support, wireless infrastructure and classroom technology, such as iPads and MacBooks.

5 Ways to Make the Most of the New E-Rate

As funding is phased out for some technologies and increased for others, here’s how you can get more of what you need.

Oregon District Awards Mini Technology Grants to 38 Teachers

Oregon's Hillsboro School District has awarded $194,000 in grants to district teachers in an effort to put 21st century tools into students' hands.

$2 Million Grant To Fund Pilot in Online AP Instruction

Entering its second year, the Davidson Next Initiative in North Carolina is creating a suite of online instructional units to improve student outcomes in difficult AP courses.

How Connecting the Community Transformed a Rural School District

Superintendent Matt Akin used federal funding to make the entire town of Piedmont, AL, wireless as a way to increase equity for students, about half of whom did not have Internet access at home.

Carnegie Mellon Hosts Security Contest for Middle and High School Students

The second annual picoCTF competition dares students in grades 6-12 to "reverse engineer, break, hack, decrypt or do whatever it takes" to solve computer challenges.

CoSN Survey: Only 9 Percent of Districts Have Adequate Bandwidth

Results from the Consortium for School Networking’s 2nd Annual E-rate and Infrastructure Survey reveal gaps in U.S. school districts’ broadband and technology infrastructure.

$121 Million in Federal Grants Bolster Programs for Individuals with Disabilities

The federal government is awarding $121 million in grants with the aim of improving academic and career outcomes for those with disabilities

Bosch Donates Grant To Help Local Schools in STEM Competition

The Bosch Group, which has a plant in Albion, IN, gave $11,000 to help local schools compete in the Destination Imagination Challenge.

Federal Grants Target Leadership in 'Low-Performing' Schools

The United States federal government is making a push to train, place and retain competent leaders in an effort to turn around some of the country's lowest-performing schools.

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