A federal magnet program gives a Melbourne, FL school $1 million to provide each student with a laptop.
Students at Dawson School are using algorithms they developed themselves to look for patterns in cancer data provided by the Baylor College of Medicine.
The initiative by Code.org to stimulate students' interest in computer science may involve as many as 15 million people around the world.
Northwestern University has partnered with Evanston/Skokie School District 65 on an initiative to introduce students to programming in conjunction with the Hour of Code.
High school students in New York City Public Schools will begin learning data literacy this month through the new City Digits project, which aims to promote civic engagement among youth while teaching data collection and analysis skills.
Verizon Innovate Learning Grants totaling $1.6 million will go to underserved schools to stimulate interest in STEM subjects.
Stratasys has launched a 3D printing curriculum for secondary and post-secondary students.
With the help of data now becoming available, high school teachers and students in two programs at Notre Dame University can study data from the Large Hadron Collider near Geneva, Switzerland.
The use of technology-enabled approaches in education is receiving attention today as the White House hosts its second "College Opportunity Day of Action."
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Five more universities will receive funding to implement the UTeach Expansion Program.