Microsoft Corp. is inviting technology teachers in high schools, middle schools and secondary vocational and technical schools to apply for its 2000 Curriculum Grant Program. In its third year, the Curriculum Grant Program provides software that enables teachers to create leading-edge curriculum. The two-year grants provide teachers with licenses for Visual Development tools and Microsoft operating systems in return for sharing classroom lesson plans, resources and activities with other educators via the MainFunction Web site at www.mainfunction.com. The entry period for the grant is November 1 through December 30. For more information and applications, visit the MainFunction Web site today.
This article originally appeared in the 10/01/1999 issue of THE Journal.
School districts across the nation are facing an uphill battle when it comes to providing adequate mental health and safety support to their students. The Great Resignation has left school safety teams short-staffed and overwhelmed—a dangerous combination as school violence is on the rise and student mental health is on the decline.