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Grants, Funding & Awards


FCC Proposes $3.9 Billion for School Technology Program

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has proposed a massive increase to the total funds it makes available to schools and libraries for supporting technology.

Discovery Ed, Intel Partner on Digital Safety Initiative

Discovery Education and Intel Security have partnered on a three-year initiative, the Intel Security Digital Safety Program, designed to help students make safer decisions online. Educators and parents in the United States and Canada will also be able to participate in a sweepstakes contest, with grants and technology prizes, as part of the program.

Classroom Refresh Contest Finalists Named

More than 120 classes throughout the United States created music videos to demonstrate the value of technology in education.

Apex Opens Awards for Blended, Virtual Programs

Apex Learning, a provider of blended and virtual learning tools, has opened nominations for its 2015 Apex Learning Award of Excellence.

U Michigan To Develop Teacher Prep Assessment

The University of Michigan's (U-M) TeachingWorks will use a $1.1 million grant from the Helmsley Charitable Trust to work on improving teacher preparation.

$1 Million Early Learning Grant Supports Teacher Professional Development

The University of Florida College of Education has received a $1 million grant to support Early Learning Florida, the college's online professional development system for the state's 55,000 early learning educators.

Feds Want To Know: What Are the Most Pressing Questions in Education?

The United States Department of Education is soliciting input on educational funding for developing an evidence base for education practice.

2 Schools Net $45,000 in Tech in Win a Wireless Lab Sweepstakes

Two Schools, North Miami Beach Senior High School and Irmo Middle School International Academic Magnet, have received $45,000 each in technology grants as the winners of the Win a Wireless Lab Sweepstakes.

35 States Vie for $250 Million in Preschool Development Grants

Thirty-five states and Puerto Rico have applied for grants to help build or expand preschool programs in high-need communities with the goal of increasing the number of 4-year-olds who are well prepared to start school.

Ohio Charter School Nets $3 Million for Science Center, STEM Training

KIPP Columbus, a Columbus, OH charter school, has received a $3 million donation to help build a science center and provide science, technology, engineering and math training for teachers.

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