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Grants, Funding & Awards


25 Programs To Receive $134 Million in Federal Funds

The United States Department of Education recently published its list of the 25 programs that will receive funding in the fourth round of the Investing in Innovation (i3) competition. Those programs will receive a combined total of $134 million before the end of the year.

Epson To Help Fund Schools in Need

Epson and DonorsChoose.org have teamed up to launch a holiday program that aims to help public school teachers get funding for their classroom projects.

National Center for Women and IT Accepting Grant Proposals for Middle School Outreach Programs

The National Center for Women and Information Technology is now accepting proposals for its 2014 NCWIT AspireIT program.

Samsung Names 51 State Winners in Solve for Tomorrow Competition

Schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia has been named winners in Samsung's Solve for Tomorrow contest.

Students Learn Business Skills in Rural Kentucky School Districts

A new program funded by a federal grant aims to prepare middle and high school students in rural districts of Kentucky for college and career by teaching them real-world business and life skills.

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.

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