The Investing in Innovation (i3) grant program for schools has received a major facelift. Based on "substantial feedback from prior applicants and other stakeholders," the United States Department of Education has revamped the rules and made it easier for schools to obtain matching funds.
As technology increasingly permeates classroom learning, school leaders need to be increasingly active in meeting the needs of students with disabilities. That was the word out of Washington May 26 as the Obama administration issued guidance on school compliance with federal anti-discrimination law.
The Obama administration today revealed a new federal funding program designed to bolster early learning programs with $500 million in federal Race to the Top grants.
The National Association of Secondary School Principals is looking to change the conversation about mobile computing and social media in schools.
As one of the pioneers in instituting statewide online assessments, Delaware provides an excellent case study in how to plan and implement such an ambitious initiative.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
A new reform bill is aiming for the "permanent" elimination of state education technology grants, along with 42 other "wasteful" national education programs.
The Alabama State Department of Education and STI have launched the Graduation Tracking System to support the state's dropout prevention awareness campaign, Every Child a Graduate.
The Software & Information Industry Association has opened its 2011 Vision K-20 Survey, part of the SIIA's Vision K-20 initiative that focuses on developing a technology-based educational framework for K-12 schools, colleges, and universities.
The best way you can counter simplistic analyses of complex educational issues is to get your stories out there.
- By Therese Mageau
The United States Department of Education has launched a new program to recognize schools for their sustainability efforts.