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130 Schools Receive HP Grants

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HP this week announced the recipients of its 2007 HP Technology for Teaching grant program. Forty-two colleges and universities and 130 K-12 schools will be receiving more than $7 million in cash, gear, and professional development.

The grant program focuses on improving student achievement through classroom technologies and encouraging interest in STEM subject areas (science, technology, engineering, and math).

Recipients of this year's grants will receive mobile technologies, cash, and training. On the K-12 side, teams of five teachers at the 130 schools will receive five HP Tablet PCs, five multimedia projectors, five HP digital cameras, five HP Officejet all in one systems, software, accessories, and a cash stipend for each teacher. The company said the total package per team is worth about $31,000. Professional development services will be provided by HP and ISTE. A total of $4.1 million in awards is being presented to K-12 institutions.

On the higher ed side, each recipient at the 42 two- and four-yer colleges and universities will receive HP Tablet PCs, a faculty stipend, and various Hp products, valued at a total of $68,000 per award. GIS and GPS software is also included in the prizes. In total, institutions of higher education will receive some $2.8 million in awards.

HP's Technology for Teaching grant program has awarded $36 million to educators since 2004.

This year's recipients include:

Alabama
J. F. Drake State Technical College, Huntsville
White Plains Elementary School, Anniston

Alaska
Teeland Middle School, Wasilla

Arizona
Canyon del Oro High School, Oro Valley
Liberty Elementary School, Tucson

Arkansas
The University of Central Arkansas, Conway
Westside Middle School, Jonesboro

California
California State University San Marcos, San Marcos
California State University, Monterey Bay, Seaside
Dahlia Heights Elementary School, Los Angeles
De Anza College, Cupertino
Deer Canyon Elementary School, San Diego
Edison High School, Fresno
Elim Elementary School, Hilmar
Hancock Park Elementary School, Los Angeles
Hayfork Elementary School, Hayfork
Loomis Grammar School, Loomis
National University, La Jolla
Santa Clara University, Santa Clara
Shandon Elementary School, Shandon
The National Hispanic University, San Jose
University of California Irvine, Irvine
Windsor High School, Windsor

Colorado
Grand Valley High School, Parachute
Sargent Junior/Senior High School, Monte Vista
WarrenTech, Lakewood

Connecticut
American School for the Deaf, West Hartford
Center Elementary School, Willington
Danbury High School, Danbury
Glastonbury Elementary Magnet School, East Hartford
Plainfield Central School, Plainfield

District of Columbia
Woodrow Wilson Senior High School, Washington

Florida
Avon Park High School, Avon Park
Alternative Learning Center, Tallahassee
Joseph Williams Elementary, Gainesville
Madeira Beach Middle School, Madeira Beach
Rosenwald Middle School, Panama City
School for Applied Technology, Miami

Georgia
Cook Primary School, Adel
Huntley Hills Elementary, Chamblee
Lumpkin County Middle School, Dahlonega
Montessori School, Chamblee
North Whitfield Middle School, Dalton
Social Circle Primary School, Social Circle

Hawaii
President Abraham Lincoln Elementary, Honolulu

Idaho
Boise State University, Boise
Meridian Technical Charter High School, Meridian

Illinois
Brownstown Elementary School, Brownstown
DePaul University, Chicago
Judith Giacoma Elementary, Westville
Roberto Clemente Community Academy, Chicago
Tremont Elementary School, Tremont

Indiana
Central Middle School, Columbus
Purdue University, West Lafayette
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute

Iowa
Peet Junior High, Cedar Falls

Kansas
Neosho County Community College, Chanute
Santa Fe Middle School, Newton

Kentucky
Charles Straub Elementary School, Maysville
McBrayer Elementary, Morehead
Olmstead School, Olmstead
Owensboro Community and Technical College, Owensboro
Paducah Tilghman High School, Paducah

Louisiana
J. B. Martin Middle School, Paradis
Leonville Elementary School, Leonville
Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge
Louisiana State University in Shreveport, Shreveport
Raymond K. Smith Middle School, Luling
South Street Elementary, Opelousas

Maine
Bowdoin College, Brunswick

Maryland
Frederick High School, Frederick
John Poole Middle School, Maryland
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School, Baltimore

Massachusetts
Boston College, Chestnut Hill
Boston University, Boston
Elm Park Community School, Worcester
Huntington School, Brockton
Lake Street School, Spencer
Mount Wachusett Community College, Gardner
Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill
University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell
Waltham Senior High School, Waltham

Michigan
Grayling Elementary School, Grayling
Shields Elementary, Saginaw

Minnesota
Capitol Hill Gifted and Talented Magnet School, St Paul

Mississippi
Boyd Elementary School, Jackson

Missouri
Boswell Elementary, Lebanon
Lexington Middle School, Lexington
Maryville University, Saint Louis
North Harrison R-III School District, Eagleville
Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau

Montana
Hellgate Elementary, Missoula

New Jersey
Berkeley Township ElementarySchool, Bayville
Camden County Technical Schools, Pennsauken
Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck
Orchard Valley Middle School, Sewell

New York
Astor Collegiate Academy, Bronx
Bayside High School, Bayside
Fordham Bedford Academy @ PS 54, Bronx
Hilton Village Elementary School, Hilton
Holland Patent High School, Holland Patent
Isaac E. Young Middle School, New Rochelle
John Marshall High School, Rochester
Klem Road South Elementary School, Webster
Mott Hall II, New York
P.S. 62 – Chester Park School, Richmond Hill
P.S. 8, Bronx
Queens High School of Teaching, Bellerose
State University of New York, Syracuse
The City College of New York, New York

North Carolina
East Forsyth High School, Kernersville
Elizabeth City State University, Elizabeth City
Fairmont Middle School, Fairmont
Piedmont Community College, Roxboro
River Road Middle School, Elizabeth City
Williston Middle School, Wilmington

North Dakota
Des Lacs-Burlington High School, Des Lacs

Ohio
Ashland Middle School, Ashland
Buckeye North Elementary School, Bloomville
Colerain Elementary, Columbus
East Liverpool High School, East Liverpool
Magnolia Elementary School, Magnolia
Oregon Elementary, Johnstwon
Southeast Middle School, Diamond
Wayne Trace Grover Hill Elementary, Grover Hill

Oklahoma
The University of Tulsa, Tulsa

Oregon
Boise-Eliot School, Portland
Mid Valley Elementary, Odell
Ockley Green School, Portland
Southwestern Oregon Community College, Coos Bay
West Albany High School, Albany

Pennsylvania
Bedford Middle School, Bedford
Central Elementary, South Williamsport
Commonwealth Technical Institute, Johnstown
Copper Beech Elementary School, Glenside
Highland Elementary, Abington
Moravian College, Bethlehem
Penn State Harrisburg, Middletown
Robert Morris University, Moon Twp.
West Side Area Vocational-Technical School, Kingston

Puerto Rico
University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, Mayaguez

South Carolina
Oakland Primary School, Sumter
West-Oak High School, Westminster

Tennessee
Dogwood Elementary School, Knoxville

Texas
Arnold Middle School, Cypress
Castroville Elementary School, Castroville
Del Mar College, Corpus Christi
Forestwood Middle School, Flower Mound
Frazier Elementary, Houston
J. Frank Dobie High School, Houston
Lemm Elementary, Spring
Liberty Middle School, Liberty
Myrtle Cooper Elementary School, El Paso
Orange Grove Elementary, Houston
O'Shea Keleher Elementary School, El Paso
Pearland High School, Pearland
Robert R. Rojas Elementary School, El Paso
Sam Houston State University, Huntsville

Utah
Greenwood Elementary School, American Fork

Virginia
Arlington Traditional School, Arlington
Hampton University, Hampton
James River Elementary School, Williamsburg
Virginia Western Community College, Roanoke

Washington
Chimacum Middle School, Chimacum
Columbia Junior High School, Tacoma
Fryelands Elementary School, Monroe
Horizon Elementary, Kent
Mount Vernon High School, Mount Vernon
Parkside Elementary School, Tenino
Showalter Middle School, Tukwila

Wisconsin
Cameron Middle School, Cameron
Lawrence University of Wisconsin, Appleton
New Glarus Elementary School, New Glarus

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