Grants, Funding & Awards

Report: K–12 Investments Still Down in Many States

Public investment in K–12 schools has declined significantly in a number of states during the past decade, according to research done by the nonpartisan Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.

Harford County Schools Receives Digital Conversion Grant

Harford County Public Schools in Maryland has received a five-year, $1.5 million grant from the Department of Defense Education Activity Partnership Grant Program. The district will use the grant for its digital conversion initiative in five schools.

Manassas Park City Schools Named Extreme Exemplary School

Manassas Park City Schools in Virginia recently received an Extreme Exemplary School Award from Extreme Networks.

Grant Will Help Train New York Teacher Leaders

With the help of a new $500,000 grant, Teaching Matters will offer its Teacher Leadership Program over the next two years to teachers in New York City.

Boeing Grants Aim to Beef up STEM Ed in Washington

Three Washington state universities have been the recent recipients of new grants from Boeing for STEM initiatives.

Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards Now Accepting Entries

Vernier and the National Science Teachers Association have opened applications for their annual technology awards.

U Michigan to Lead $5 Million Common Core Study

Researchers from the University of Michigan, Brown University and Stanford University have received a grant worth nearly $5 million from the Spencer Foundation and the William T. Grant Foundation for the first phase of a five year study on the effects of the Common Core State Standards on teaching and learning.

Nation's Top Principals Recognized for Innovations and Impact

The National Association of Elementary School Principals has released the list of this year's honorees, school leaders who have influenced the students and schools where they serve.

Math for America Commits $2.5 Million to CS4All

The donation from New York-based Math for America will help train nearly 5,000 surrounding area teachers, as part of a citywide initiative to bring computer science education to all 1.1 million New York City public school students.

E-rate Update Helps Improve Internet Access at Schools, But Not Enough

The biggest allotment of E-rate requests in applications for fiscal year 2016 was dedicated to data and internet service. More than $2.3 billion focused on that type of funding help.

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