The Obama administration today revealed a new federal funding program designed to bolster early learning programs with $500 million in federal Race to the Top grants.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt will award $250,000 in cash and prizes as part of its Global Education Challenge.
A new reform bill is aiming for the "permanent" elimination of state education technology grants, along with 42 other "wasteful" national education programs.
University of Phoenix and NBC News will provide free NBC Learn licenses to all middle schools and high schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District.
Capstone Digital is accepting applications for Capstone Assisting Remarkable Educators, a $2 million grant program to help schools purchase myON reader.
Applications for the federal E-rate program were up to 44,139 for the 2011 funding year, representing $4.31 billion in requests, the highest level in nearly a decade, according to an analysis released this week.
DonorsChoose.org is holding a competition in which developers and analysts are asked to use their talents to "engage the public and impact education" using data the organization has opened to the public.
Microsoft Partners in Learning is seeking submissions for the 2011 United States Innovative Education Forum.
The United States Department of Education has launched a new program to recognize schools for their sustainability efforts.
The Turning Foundation, NBC Learn, and Turning Technologies have opened the Spring 2011 Classroom Improvement Technology Grant, which will award educational technology packages to 10 teachers in the United States.