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Grants, Funding & Awards


25 Districts Take $120 Million in Race to the Top-District Grants

Five districts and consortia representing 25 individual school districts are receiving a combined total of $120 million in federal funds through the Race to the Top-District program.

Bipartisan Group Calls on FCC To Modernize E-Rate or Improved Internet Access for Schools

A bipartisan group of two-dozen representatives led by Jared Polis today urged the Federal Communications Commission in a letter to modernize the Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Fund, more commonly known as E-rate.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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: 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.

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