Grants, Funding & Awards


Georgia Schools Win Grants for Blended Learning Infrastructure

Forty-eight local education authorities in Georgia have won more than $8.2 million through the state's Connections for Classrooms grant program.

Report: Education Tech Spending on the Rise

Spending for education technology is up this school year, continuing a rise that started last year following three years of recession thrift.

ED Opens Competition for ELL Professional Development Grants

The United States Department of Education is tackling professional development of teachers and others working with English language learners.

100 Free Plug-and-Play 3D Printers Will Go to Schools

New Matter will give away 300 3D printers to schools over the next three months in conjunction with the widespread release of its plug-and-play 3D printing systems.

Upstate NY District Invests $3.1 Million in New Technology

The Mahopac Central School District will take advantage of the New York State Smart Schools Bond Act to boost Internet access and buy Chromebooks.

P21 Names Exemplars of 21st Century Learning

P21 has named 16 exemplars of 21st century learning.

Samsung Selects Solve for Tomorrow State Winners

The 51 state winners will now prepare videos demonstrating their STEM projects for the next round of the competition.

Pearson Selects Finalists for Online Learning Excellence Awards

Pearson has selected 20 finalists for its 2016 Online Learning Excellence Awards.

Blended Learning, Professional Development Make Gains in ESEA Overhaul

In a shift away from policies enacted with NCLB, Congress' latest rewrite of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act puts some distance between the federal government and local schools. It also creates $1.65 billion in "enrichment" grants for tech-related education programs, including blended learning, STEM education and teacher professional development.

Race to the Top Turns Arkansas 4th Graders Into 'Biologists'

A Race to the Top-District grant has allowed Springdale Public Schools to spend $12.7 million on technology over the last two years.

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