The AOL Foundation has announced its call for applications for the year 2000. Through the Interactive Education Initiative (IEI), grants will be provided to teams of educators to develop and implement unique, hands-on projects that improve student performance through the integration of innovative technology into the learning environment. Project teams can apply for grants of up to $7,500 to support highly creative ideas for using the Internet in the classroom. In addition to cash grants, recipients will be eligible to receive in-kind assistance and online support. Applications and information can be obtained by calling (703) 265-1342 or visiting www.aolfoundation.org.
This article originally appeared in the 12/01/1999 issue of THE Journal.
School districts across the nation are facing an uphill battle when it comes to providing adequate mental health and safety support to their students. The Great Resignation has left school safety teams short-staffed and overwhelmed—a dangerous combination as school violence is on the rise and student mental health is on the decline.