Grants, Funding & Awards


ePals, Smithsonian Partner on Junior Folklorist Challenge

ePals has partnered with the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural History to launch the Junior Folklorist Challenge.

Carlow U To Build CREATE Lab Satellite To Improve STEM Ed

Carlow University will build a satellite location of Carnegie Mellon University's CREATE Lab using a $205,000 grant from the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation.

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Bandwidth for All

With more and more students using mobile devices for learning, districts are finding creative ways to provide enough bandwidth for everyone to do their work outside of school.

Samsung Selects Solve for Tomorrow Winners

Samsung has selected the grand prizes winners of its Solve for Tomorrow contest.

Jewish School Aims to Build 'This Century School'

Students at the Hillel Day School of Metropolitan Detroit will soon have a new learning space that includes a "learning cave, a "libratory," an audio/visual studio and Makerspace, for hands-on experimentation.

Conference of Mayors Urges E-Rate Reform

The leaders of the United States Conference of Mayors has sent a letter to the Federal Communications Commission urging E-rate reform.

Department of Ed Opens Up Development Innovation Grants

The feds have opened up the fifth round of the Investing in Innovation competition for schools, districts and non-profits, this one with a focus on development grants, which can be up to $3 million each.

ED Releases Year 3 Race to the Top Progress Reports

The United States Department of Education has released progress reports for the 12 recipients of Race to the Top funding's first two rounds.

ALEKS Now Eligible for STEM Grant in Utah

The state of Utah has approved McGraw-Hill Education's ALEKS system for middle and high school math and has made it eligible for grants through Utah's STEM Action Center.

National School Boards Honors Ed Tech Innovators

Those who use technology in the classroom and school operations in innovative ways share three characteristics: They're willing to take risks; they share what they learn with their colleagues; and they inspire others to believe that they can be effective too. This from the National School Boards Association, which has just designated 20 people as educators "to watch."

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