Grants, Funding & Awards


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.

NSF Funds Research to Evaluate Effectiveness of K-12 Computer Skills Initiatives

Researchers at the Rochester Institute of Technology and Bradley University have received a $1.19 million grant from the National Science Foundation to study the effectiveness of K-12 efforts to encourage computing skills.

200-Plus Organizations Support CSforAll at White House Summit

The College Board, the National Science Foundation and CSNYC were a few of the organizations that announced new commitments at a summit celebrating President Obama’s Computer Science for All initiative.

High School Researchers Vie for Scholarships in Siemens Math, Science, Tech Competition

This year's event is coming up on a crucial deadline: All individual and student teams need to have their research reports and related materials turned in by Sept. 20.

LearnLaunch Breakthrough Program Accepting Applications

The LearnLaunch Accelerator for ed-tech startup companies is now accepting applications for its second Breakthrough Program.

White House Tips Hat to Philly School Collaborative STEM Efforts

A Philadelphia high school with a focus on agricultural sciences has just been recognized alongside two benefactors for undertaking an innovative approach to STEM.

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