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.
Apple has chosen 114 schools to receive a share of $100 million in grants to provide curriculum support, wireless infrastructure and classroom technology, such as iPads and MacBooks.
Oregon's Hillsboro School District has awarded $194,000 in grants to district teachers in an effort to put 21st century tools into students' hands.
As funding is phased out for some technologies and increased for others, here’s how you can get more of what you need.
- By Geoffrey H. Fletcher
Entering its second year, the Davidson Next Initiative in North Carolina is creating a suite of online instructional units to improve student outcomes in difficult AP courses.