Grants, Funding & Awards

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.

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.

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