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Samsung Launches School Bundle with Galaxy Note 10.1 Tablets

Samsung has launched a new technology bundle designed for education. Samsung School is a solution that's built around Samsung's Galaxy Note 10.1, an Android-based tablet, which connects to other technologies through Samsung's classroom software.

Dell Education Challenge Pushes College Students To Improve K-12

Dell is running its second Education Challenge, which will be awarding $30,000 in cash prizes as well as mentoring to university and college students who have workable ideas for improving the education experience for K-12 students.

Texas Workforce Commission Kicks in $760,000 for Student STEM Competition

The Robotics Education and Competition Foundation has received a $760,000 grant from the Texas Workforce Commission to support 500 new and existing VEX Robotic Competition teams, enhance the foundation's volunteer community, and fund a new VRC Texas Online Challenge and VEX Robotics Competition mobile event trailer.

President Obama Reveals Initiative To Connect 99 Percent of Students to High-Speed Broadband Within 5 Years

President Barack Obama has announced the ConnectED initiative to build high-speed digital connections to the country's schools and libraries. The initiative aims to connect 99 percent of students to high-speed Internet within five years.

3 Totally Bogus Fiscal Cliff Myths You Only Think Are True

How will sequestration really affect education? Not in the ways you might think.

Sharing the Cloud in Illinois

Rather than making do with cloud-computing solutions that weren't created for the education environment, the state of Illinois has developed its own cooperative, education-driven cloud.

North Carolina School District to Receive Sylvia Charp Award at ISTE 2013

T.H.E. Journal will present the 2013 Sylvia Charp Award for District Innovation in Technology to Rowan-Salisbury School System at next month's ISTE 2013 conference in San Antonio.

Student STEM Competition Offers $100,000 Awards

The Siemens Foundation has opened its annual Competition in Math, Science & Technology. This year's program will offer scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $100,000.

Federal Grant Competition Favors Educational Gaming Projects

The United States Department of Education (ED) has overwhelmingly favored educational gaming in its annual Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract awards. This year, 12 of the 20 awards went to educational game and game-related projects.

SIIA Innovation Incubator Awards Spotlight Ed Tech's Hottest Up-and-Comers

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) announced the winners in its bi-annual Innovation Incubator Program, which honors forward-thinking and up-and-coming companies that cater to the education market.

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