Grants, Funding & Awards


Smithsonian Learning Lab Receives Grant To Study Use of Digital Learning Resources

The Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access has received $500,000 in funding from Carnegie Corporation of New York for a two-year study of teacher and student use of the Smithsonian Learning Lab's digital learning resources.

5 Teams To Research Civic and Political Engagement among Young People

A multi-institutional research project will examine how to measure the quality of youth civic and political engagement, whether face-to-face, in writing or online.

Education Department Wants Schools to #GoOpen

Feds are looking to require that all copyrightable educational materials funded by department grants be openly licensed and free to use.

Arizona State Wins Grant To Develop Resources for Frankensteinian Questions

Arizona State University has received a continuation of a multi-million grant to help the public explore questions first posed in 1818 with the publication of Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus.

Florida School Raises Thousands with Readathon

Readathons could replace jogathons as the new school appeal if an online fundraising platform gets its way.

ED Grants $3.6 Million for Accessible Tech

The field of accessible technology has just received an infusion of funding.

SETDA and Common Sense Deliver E-rate Help

Two non-profits are teaming up to "help finish the job" of connecting every school and library in the country to high-speed Internet access.

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.

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