Seven Chicago Public Schools will receive $280,000 each as part of the Breakthrough Schools Chicago program.
The New Jersey Education Foundation Partnership has adopted an online platform designed to connect school districts with donors.
Infosys Foundation USA has partnered with the National Science Foundation and DonorsChoose.org to launch the Computer Science [CS] for All Community Giving program, which will provide as many as 2,000 teachers with professional development in computer science education.
The United States Department of Education (ED) has opened the application period for the seventh round of Investing in Innovation (i3) “Development” grants. This will be the last opportunity schools will have to tap into this part of the competitive grant program, which offers up to $3 million for each accepted proposal.
A consortium of business leaders and politicians has asked Congress to fund computer science education, committing nearly $50 million in private contributions to the initiative.
A consortium of organizations has been funded to help 9th grade science teachers integrate computer programming and computational thinking into their physics classes.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
The 2016 Vernier/National Science Teacher Association Technology Awards have gone to seven teachers, ranging from one teaching fifth-graders to a college professor.
Thirteen schools, ranging from elementary to college, have been selected to share in more than $800,000 worth of classroom furniture, equipment and technology as part of Steelcase Education's second annual Active Learning Center Grant program.
California's Central Region Agriculture Education Career Pathway Consortium has received $15 million in grant funds from the California Career Pathways Trust to expand and improve career and technical education programs in 36 high schools and three community colleges in the region.
Four communities in the Great Lakes Region and three other national leaders in college and career pathways will receive the grants.