Grants

3/14/2012

3/14/2012

The Kids In Need Foundation announces the second year of a teacher grants program sponsored by Elmer’s Products Inc. Teachers nationwide can apply to win an Elmer’s Teacher Tool Kit grant that can range from $100 to $500.

3/13/2012

3/13/2012

The Walton Family Foundation announced investments totaling more than $159 million in education reform initiatives for 2011 – the largest single-year investment in education reform. 

3/8/2012

3/8/2012

The Walton Family Foundation announced investments totaling more than $159 million in education reform initiatives for 2011 – the largest single-year investment in education reform.

3/7/2012

3/7/2012

City Department of Education officials quietly gave back a $7.5 million state schools grant last week because they say they couldn’t reach a required deal with the teachers’ union.

3/6/2012

3/6/2012

Marcie Lindsey, technology facilitator for Georgetown (Texas) ISD and first grade teacher Angela Victory from the New Albany (Miss.) School District were named winners of the coveted education technology grant, which includes MimioClassroom product suite along with Headsprout reading software for their schools.

2/29/2012

2/29/2012

Casio America, Inc.’s Business Projector Division is pleased to announce that Karen Bessey, media coordinator/tech facilitator at Darden Middle School in Wilson, North Carolina as the winner of its Mobile Classroom Package, worth $12,500.

2/28/2012

2/28/2012

Samsung Techwin America’s Electronic Imaging Division announced the Samsung K12 ‘Return on Intelligence’ Gift Programs, including a grant program for teachers, scholarships for high school students and Superhero Program. 

2/27/2012

2/27/2012

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation offers struggling districts a pot of gold—but with strings attached.

2/24/2012

2/24/2012

The William Penn Foundation is donating $1.5 million to help restructure the Philadelphia School District, and officials said Wednesday they thought the move could bring more funds from the philanthropic and nonprofit sectors.

2/24/2012

David Wright, a high school technology teacher in Middletown, Delaware, has never taught reading or math. Even so, the state planned to judge his job performance partly on student test scores in those subjects.

2/23/2012

2/23/2012

The Kids In Need Foundation announces the second year of a teacher grants program sponsored by Elmer’s Products Inc. Grants range from $100 to $500.

2/23/2012

State Education Commissioner John King announced Wednesday that funding has been restored to five school districts, including Poughkeepsie.

2/23/2012

The decision to suspend the first-year superintendent at the South Conejos School District has angered parents and students and played a partial role in the loss of a $500,000 state grant aimed at improving student achievement.

1/23/2012

1/23/2012

The Funding Year 2012 Form 471 filing window is officially open and applicants can now begin submitting applications for the upcoming funding year. The filing window will be open for 72 days, closing on Tuesday, March 20, 2012

1/17/2012

1/17/2012

Cal Grants, the state-funded financial aid for California higher education students, could become much harder to obtain for new students under restrictions proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown as part of his 2012-2013 budget.

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