Optimum Lightpath, a company that provides Ethernet communications tools, will award as much as $100,000 to help New Jersey K-12 schools expand their use of technology.
Nearly 900 districts are looking to apply for the first-ever federal Race to the Top District program, according to the United States Department of Education. The program will award $400 million to individual districts and consortia for programs related to school reform, specifically in the areas of teaching and learning.
Samsung Techwin America is opening registration for its fall 2012 Superhero Video Competition this weekend.
The vast majority of E-rate applicants think that the program is not adequately funded and that it's "critical to their success," according to a report released this week.
Toshiba and the National Science Teachers Association have kicked off the 2013 ExploraVision Program. The annual student science competition, now in its 21st year, is open to K-12 students in the United States and Canada, offering prizes of up to $10,000.
The National Science Teachers Association will coordinate the eCybermission STEM competition for the United States Army in order to promote student interest in the field through online collaborative learning.
- By Mike Hohenbrink
Many of the 11 winning projects in Microsoft's latest Partners in Learning competition focus on greening, gaming, and collaboration.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Parents and teachers can apply for a chance to win $25,000 in new tablets for their school, thanks to a new grant program from 3M and education non-profit Digital Wish.
Operating in 36 states, Fund For Teachers has given more than $17.8 million in grant money since 2001, sending educators around the world to develop lessons on technology, STEM, and other topics.
SchoolReach has launched a $100,000 grant program to help schools implement its CyberBully Hotline, an anonymous bullying reporting tool.