FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has proposed a massive increase to the total funds it makes available to schools and libraries for supporting technology.
Discovery Education and Intel Security have partnered on a three-year initiative, the Intel Security Digital Safety Program, designed to help students make safer decisions online. Educators and parents in the United States and Canada will also be able to participate in a sweepstakes contest, with grants and technology prizes, as part of the program.
More than 120 classes throughout the United States created music videos to demonstrate the value of technology in education.
Apex Learning, a provider of blended and virtual learning tools, has opened nominations for its 2015 Apex Learning Award of Excellence.
The University of Michigan's (U-M) TeachingWorks will use a $1.1 million grant from the Helmsley Charitable Trust to work on improving teacher preparation.
The University of Florida College of Education has received a $1 million grant to support Early Learning Florida, the college's online professional development system for the state's 55,000 early learning educators.
The United States Department of Education is soliciting input on educational funding for developing an evidence base for education practice.
Two Schools, North Miami Beach Senior High School and Irmo Middle School International Academic Magnet, have received $45,000 each in technology grants as the winners of the Win a Wireless Lab Sweepstakes.
Thirty-five states and Puerto Rico have applied for grants to help build or expand preschool programs in high-need communities with the goal of increasing the number of 4-year-olds who are well prepared to start school.
KIPP Columbus, a Columbus, OH charter school, has received a $3 million donation to help build a science center and provide science, technology, engineering and math training for teachers.