HP Kicks Off K-12 Grant Program

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12.06.2006—HP Yesterday announced a new initiative that will provide up to $3.9 million in grants for K-12 organizations in the United States and Puerto Rico. The grant program includes both cash and HP equipment.

Dubbed "The 2007 K-12 HP Technology for Teaching Grant," the initiative is aimed at efforts to improve education through the use of innovative uses of technology in the classroom. According to HP, the grant's overall mission is "to transform teaching and learning through the innovative use of technology, increase the number of underrepresented students on a path toward high-tech careers and enhance student success in math, science and engineering."

According to HP, preference will be given to grant proposals focusing on math and/or science, though proposals will be accepted for all subject areas. HP also says that proposals accepted this year may also be eigible for higher grant amounts the following year.

Proposal forms, submission guidelines, deadlines and other information about the grant process can be found at the link below.

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David Nagel is the executive producer for 1105 Media's online K-12 and higher education publications and electronic newsletters. He can be reached at dnagel@1105media.com. He can now be followed on Twitter at http://twitter.com/THEJournalDave (K-12) or http://twitter.com/CampusTechDave (higher education). You can also connect with him on LinkedIn at http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=10390192.

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