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Grants, Funding & Awards


Report: Most States Spending Less on K-12 Education

Per-pupil spending in 34 states is below pre-recession levels for the 2013-2014 school year. According to a new report released by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, despite some improvements in state revenues, 15 of those states have cut budgets beyond the levels they were at just last year.

$2 Million Samsung Classroom Grant Program Opens

Samsung has opened its 2013 Solve for Tomorrow grant program, which will award a total of $2 million in classroom technology for teachers. More than 300 winners and finalists will receive prizes.

Urban Innovators Offered Grant Funding for Blended School Plans

The deep pockets of Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) have opened again — this time to fund innovation within two specific urban school districts to set up "breakthrough" learning models for improving student outcomes.

How to Find Money For Technology Purchases--This Year

As another academic year begins, familiar funding sources are offering new money, and new proposals hold out the promise of future funds.

Google RISE Awards Offer Funding To Promote K-12 Computer Science

Applications are open to broad-reaching organizations worldwide that promote K-12 computer science education to encourage students to become creators, rather than just consumers, of technological innovations.

Broad Foundation Awards Success Academy $5 Million Based on New York Common Core Scores

Overall, Success Academy students outperformed students across New York City by 52 percentage points in math and 32 percentage points in English.

NSF Funds Intensive STEM Teacher Initiative with $1.5 Million Grant

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded nearly $1.5 million to Mercy College in New York. The college will use the grant to establish the Mercy College Intensive STEM Teacher Initiative (MISTI).

Uncle Sam Wants YOU To Comment on E-Rate

Want more funding for broadband? Now's your chance to let the FCC know what you need and why.

Race to the Top - District Grants Favor Blended Learning Environments

School districts may be more likely to receive Race to the Top - District (RTT-D) grants if their plans include implementing blended learning environments, individualized learning plans, competency-based models, and community involvement, according to an analysis released by the American Institutes for Research.

Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge Applications Now Available

The final application is now available for the second Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge, which puts $280 million up for grabs in the form of state-level competitive grants.

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