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Grants, Funding & Awards


Video Surveillance Company Issuing Security Grants to Schools

Schools short on funds but seeking a way to ramp up video surveillance at their locations may want to go after one of the grants being issued over the next year by Video Insight.

SIIA: U.S. PreK-12 Is a $7.9 Billion Software Market

In the United States, preK-12 is nearly an $8 billion-a-year software market, according to new data published by the Software & Information Industry Association. And that figure is on the rise despite obvious funding hurdles faced by schools over the last several years.

Florida State U Gets $14.3 Million To Create STEM Workshops for Teacher Training

Florida's Department of Education has awarded Florida State University's STEM research center $14.3 million in new grants to build a professional development program for teachers and build up the state's online collection of science, technology, engineering and math curriculum resources.

Arizona High School Wins HD Sports Production Vehicle in Video Contest

A spirited video of students rapping about school pride and academics took the top prize in NewTek's smart car HD mobile production vehicle contest.

6 States To Share $280 Million in Latest Race to the Top Awards

The United States Department of Education has chosen six states to receive Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge grants in the third round of funding for the initiative.

Grant Funds Expansion of Educational Tools Review Web Site

Ratings and review Web site Graphite is expanding its review library, teacher community and developing a mobile Web site, thanks to a $3 million grant from the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation.

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.

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.

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