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Grants, Funding & Awards


SIIA Names Incubation Program Winners

The Software & Information Industry Association's Education Division has named three winners in its annual program designed to identify and showcase companies developing the most promising and innovative technologies for education.

What Race to the Top-D Means to You

RedRock Reports President Jenny House explains how the latest Race to the Top competition will have a long-lasting impact on federal funding.

Grant To Fund Video Repository of Teaching Excellence in Math and Science

A consortium of education organizations will be developing an online repository of classroom videos to help new teachers learn from master instructors how to teach math and science topics in third through sixth grades.

E-Rate Window Opens Mid-December To Help Schools Bolster Connectivity

The next window for E-Rate funding requests opens on December 12, 2012 and closes at the end of March 14, 2013, 93 days later.

5 States Pursue Second Round of Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge

According to the United States Department of Education, all five eligible states have stepped forward to participate in the second round of applications for the Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge, which provides funding for reforms in state early learning programs.

$5.4 Million Grants Fund Personalized, Blended Learning Programs

Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) has awarded $5.4 million in new grants to assist 13 secondary and postsecondary educational organizations in the development of new models of personalized, blended learning, where traditional classroom teaching methods are combined with computer-mediated activities.

Sequestration: A Mighty Sword

Inaction by Congress and the impending sequestration could have a devastating impact on educational technology funding.

Recycler Contest Awarding Interactive Whiteboard Alternative

FundingFactory, a company that pays schools for used printer cartridges and other items, has teamed up with Learning Resources, a manufacturer of educational products, to give away classroom technology to encourage schools to amplify their recycling fundraising efforts.

Florida Department of Education Proposes $441.7 Million in New Technology Funding

The Florida Department of Education has made a budget request for more than $440 million in 2013 to pay for computers, broadband connections, and other high tech equipment to ensure the state's public schools are sufficiently equipped for digital learning.

Denver Schools To Accelerate Blended Learning with $2.3 Million Corporate Grant

The foundation for an investment firm based in Denver that manages about $152 billion in assets worldwide is nearly doubling down on a multi-million-dollar investment it made in the local public school system.

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