$1M Collaborative Effort Preps Students for the Future

FutureReadyDell and Microsoft have launched FutureReady (www.FutureReady.org), a collaborative program designed toreward innovative K-12 schools while helping students reach theirfull potential through classroom technology. The program includesan award for the top K-12 US educational visionaries, giving threewinners $250,000 each in technology and services to help theirschools achieve their educational vision and prepare their studentsfor the future.

The FutureReady program also offers a Mobile Computer LabContest in which the five school districts with the most visits towww.FutureReady.org will each receive a mobile computer lab, anda Dell Intelligent Classroom Sweepstakes — a random drawing thatawards three schools/districts a technology-enabled classroom ofthe future, worth up to $75,000. For full details on FutureReady’sprograms, log on to www.FutureReady.org.

This article originally appeared in the 08/01/2005 issue of THE Journal.