The United States Department of Education has revealed the finalists for its 2013 Race to the Top–District competitive grant program. The finalists, who will compete for $120 million in federal grants, include 80 districts spread over 21 states.
Ten winning institutions will share in $310,000 to fund renewable energy education programs thanks to Constellation Energy's 2013 E2 Energy to Educate grant program.
Twenty-six teachers at Detroit Public Schools will have funding for science, technology, engineering and math projects thanks to $35,000 in grants.
The United States Department of Education has chosen 25 applicants to receive a total of more than $135 million in the fourth round of the Investing in Innovation (i3) competition.
The International Society for Technology in Education has released comments it has submitted to the Federal Communications Commission ahead of the agency's update of the Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Fund, or E-rate.
Legislators in the United States Senate and House of Representatives have introduced bills designed to expand preschool access to low-income families.
Sustainable technology strategies can shrink both your school system's carbon footprint and its energy bills.
- By Keith R. Krueger
This fall the University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education has launched a start-up incubator specifically to help education business ideas get off the ground.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Sixteen states and the District of Columbia are competing for $280 million in federal in federal funding through the latest round of the Race to the Top–Early Learning Challenge.
A growing number of students with the deaf-blindness dual impairment are making their way out of specialized schools and into local neighborhood schools. Providing technical assistance to the educators who teach those students is part of the goal of a new $10.5 million grant awarded recently by the United States Department of Education.