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Board’s web feedback criticized

A Pennsylvania school board’s use of comments received over the internet has set off a controversy involving the state’s sunshine laws, which require open access to public meetings. When Central…

Clinton calls for more tech funding

President Clinton has announced plans to double funding for after-school programs and training new teachers on how to integrate technology into the classroom. The president also wants to expand tax…

Grant Deadlines

February Interactive Education Grants The AOL Foundation’s Interactive Education Grants program is open to K-12 teachers, education leaders, parents, and other community leaders. Grants of up to $7,500 will be…

Grant Opportunites

Computers for Learning Computers for Learning is an equipment grant program that allows schools and educational nonprofits to request surplus federal computer equipment. The computers available through this program are…

Newslines– Parents and school bus drivers worried about antifreeze fumes

Two bus drivers in the Stanwood, Wash., School District have quit their jobs and one mother has left her job so she can drive her children to school amid reports…

New Mexico district offers ‘bounty’ on students with guns

Los Lunas, N.M., schools have a new weapon in the fight to keep guns off campus: money. The district plans a $1,000 reward for anyone who turns in people who…

Newslines– Washington governor seeks $5.2 million for school security guards

In a legislative season that will be marked by budget cuts, Washington Gov. Gary Locke’s first budget proposal is a request to spend an extra $5.2 million on school safety.…

Newslines– South Carolina committee recommends more police, nurses, and a statewide crisis plan

South Carolina’s first priorities in combatting school violence should be prevention and involving parents and community leaders, according to a task force studying school violence. “Teachers aren’t equipped to be…

Education, civic leaders meet to close the ‘digital divide’

The chasm that separates the digital “haves” from the “have-nots” might get a little smaller soon, as corporate, government, and education leaders implement ideas generated at a meeting held in…

NEA tech exhibit aims to knock your socks off:

Chances are, K-12 administrators would benefit from actually being able to see and play with the state-of-the-art computer equipment on their wish lists before spending any money on these advanced…