Grants, Funding & Awards


100 North Carolina Students Take Home Desktops

One hundred students in North Carolina recently took home refurbished desktop computers as a result of the "Geek-A-Thon" charity event.

President Calls for Ed Tech Investment in Strategy Update

The Obama administration is renewing calls for further investment in education technology.

Rural Oklahoma High School Students Get College Access via Distance Learning

High school students in rural Oklahoma schools can now earn college credits prior to graduation without commuting long distances or being limited to online-only courses.

Tableau Fellowships Aim To Improve Student Outcomes with Data

Fifteen organizations have been selected the Tableau Foundation to participate in a fellowship program designed to improve data use in uncovering achievement gaps and improving student outcomes.

Central Massachusetts Schools Get Grants To Fund Technology

The Northborough Education Foundation distributed $26,000 in grants to 15 school projects, six of them specifically for new technology.

15-Year-Old Florida Girl Wins Young Scientist Challenge

Hannah Herbst, a 15-year-old grade 9 student from Florida Atlantic University High School, has been awarded the title of "America's Top Young Scientist" and a cash prize of $25,000 for winning the 2015 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge.

Edco Debuts New Fundraising Tools for Teachers, Students

Edco, provider of an online fundraising platform for school clubs and teams, has launched a new suite of tools for teachers and students.

Brown Wins $1.5 Million To Improve K-12 Math and Game Development Curriculum

Brown University has landed a $1.5-million three-year grant to improve a curriculum designed to help students in middle and high school learn algebra concepts by creating video games.

Researchers Get Big Grant To Study School Vouchers and More

A three-year, million-dollar research project in Indiana will examine the impact of that state's decision to fund public, private and charter educational options for its K-12 students

Tennessee ED To Share in $4.99 Million Grant To Improve Teacher Evaluations

A coalition of education institutions has won a five-year $4.99 million grant from the Department of Education's Institute for Education Sciences to look into how state school systems can drive instructional improvement with teacher evaluations.

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