Grants, Funding & Awards


Contest Giving Away 3D Printers to Schools

Schools have until April 5 to vie for one of 20 3D printers being given away by open source proponent Aleph Objects.

Suburban Detroit Middle Schoolers Win Hackathon

A team from Woodhaven, MI, won the Ford STEAM Lab Challenge Hackathon.

West Gate Elementary, Pine City High Win Differentiated Instruction Tech Grants

Teacher teams at West Gate Elementary School and Pine City High School have been awarded technology and professional development grants valued at $250,000 from assessment solution provider Naiku.

Cooke Foundation Awards $1.6 Million to STEM Programs for Low-Income Students

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has awarded $1,632,598 in grants to science, technology, engineering and math education programs for low-income students.

7 Proven Strategies for Winning Ed Tech Grants

"Writing a grant" today can mean anything from stating your case in a Word document to producing a video or making a direct pitch on a Web site. Whatever the medium, it's how you tell your story that sets you apart from the competition.

New Data Tool Exposes Size of Funding Gaps for Students in Poverty

Two weeks after a report from the Center for American Progress explained how a calculation loophole in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) results in Title 1 schools receiving about $1,200 less per student than comparable schools, a new report confirmed the size of the gap from a different angle.

Discovery Communications Commits STEM Resources to Schools in Houston and Atlanta

The Science Channel and Discovery Education launch a new STEM-related initiative during the White House Science Fair.

White House Unveils $240 Million in New STEM Commitments

President Obama unveiled more than $240 million in new STEM commitments this week at the fifth annual White House Science Fair.

Top Digital Schools Recognized

A survey by the National School Boards Association and the Center for Digital Education honors the districts that make the best use of technology.

CoSN Awards Showcase Going Beyond Call of Duty in K-12 Tech

A Virginia school district that has pioneered many aspects of the 21st century classroom, a Virginia CIO who came up with a way to deliver Internet access to students who didn't have any in his district and a Texas CIO who led the effort to produce a new guide on district data interoperability are some of the recipients of this year's CoSN awards to recognize "outstanding commitment and contributions to K-12 education technology."

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