This year 91 percent of teachers used some of their own money to pay for school supplies, and 38 percent used only their own money, according to a new report from The NPD Group.
Fifteen high school students have a little more money for college and 50 more won grants for their schools following Goodyear's Annual STEM Career Day.
The Library will award $950,000 to one or more grantees to support the development of Web- and mobile-based applications for K-12 education. To be eligible, apps must deal with the subjects of Congress and civic participation.
- By Christopher Piehler
Chet Bembenek, technology manager for a small district in Wisconsin, shares his tips for making the most of the typically limited technology budgets schools have to work with.
The University of Akron will host a STEM career day featuring a challenge asking students in grades 6-12 to build a Rube Goldberg machine in competition for $15,000 in prizes.
The essay by a third-grader won thousands of dollars of equipment and software for her East Los Angeles elementary school.
The proposed law would require states to create their own accountability systems and bar the federal government from incentivizing states to adopt specific standards, such as the Common Core State Standards.
Instructure has given its 2015 Canvas Grants to 10 K-12 educators who demonstrated in their submitted proposals the best ways to develop innovative programs and improve education.
Schools have until April 5 to vie for one of 20 3D printers being given away by open source proponent Aleph Objects.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
A team from Woodhaven, MI, won the Ford STEAM Lab Challenge Hackathon.