The Lightspeed Systems Foundation grants just under $100,000 to four projects at schools and districts that range all the way from Cyber Snow Days to a flipped classroom for teachers.
A total of $4 million in federal funds is being awarded to institutions training the next generation of special education professionals.
The National Science Teachers Association has opened its 2014 Teacher Awards Program, with 20 different awards for more than 50 teachers at stake.
The state of Arkansas has joined a pilot that aims to deliver high-speed broadband to all K-12 schools. Arkansas is now the second state to be named to the pilot program.
Verizon kicked off its third annual Innovative App Challenge on Monday. The program challenges teams of middle and high school students to conceptualize and create mobile apps that solve problems in their schools and communities.
Legislation introduced today in the United States Senate would restrict the use of students' personal data for commercial purposes, limit the transfer of such data and require records to be kept of any entities that have access to students' information.
Virginia's Fairfax County Public Schools has been awarded a CyberPatriot Center of Excellence Award from the Air Force Association.
As part of a $1 million grant, 14 Texas universities and community colleges are receiving funds for high-tech STEM camps to help prepare students for future careers in aerospace, biotechnology, IT, and more.
- By Stephen Noonoo
Evan Marwell shares his opinions on how the recent E-rate vote will affect broadband subsidies in American schools — and tells how educators can continue to push the FCC to raise the E-rate funding cap.
In response to pushback from educators and private organizations, the FCC added a "safety valve" feature to its reforms, guaranteeing that poor and rural schools relying on external broadband do not lose out.