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Grant Awards

$10.1 million from Connecticut Department of Education For the Technology Infrastructure Grant program, $10.1 million to 70 Connecticut school districts. State legislation earmarks $1 million each for Bridgeport, Hartford, New…

Grants & Funding–Regional issues in technology fund raising: Where you live

At the last Grants & Funding for School Technology conference in Washington, D.C. last November, I was approached by two guys from Guam Community College. What about funding resources for…

eSN Special Report — Connectivity: Beyond the promised LAN

Plugging into the Information Age has become a matter so rich with options and possibilities–most of which are changing so rapidly–that it’s easy for even the most dedicated school technology…

Annotation software offers a new approach to translation: Surfing the web becomes learning opportunity for students with limited English proficiency

Palo Alto, Calif.-based Sentius Corp. has developed a technology intended to shatter language and literacy barriers. Called RichLink, the software automatically annotates documents on web sites, intranets, and CD-ROMs, allowing…

Apple ordered to refund tech support fees: Schools may be entitled to refunds for $35 support calls that were supposed to be free

Your schools might be entitled to refunds from Apple Computer Inc. if you paid for tech support that was supposed to be free under the “Apple Assurance” program. The Federal…

Grantmaker Profile: Toshiba America Foundation

Toshiba America Foundation Contact: Program Officer 1251 Avenue of the Americas Suite 4100 New York, NY 10020 Tel: (212) 596-0600 Fax: (212) 221-0973 Web: http://www.toshiba.com/new/taf.shtml With an annual grantmaking budget…

Grants: Opportunities, Deadlines and Awards

April New Millennium Preparation This National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) program is designed to strengthen schools’ and teachers’ competence and creativity with new humanities materials and technologies. The initiative…

Elite school technology fundraisers to gather in San Diego April 29-30

The nation’s most successful school fundraisers–educators who, based on past attendance, individually have raised an average of $3.6 million for school technology and are going for $7 million–are coming together…

Free PCs in exchange for ads prove popular, yet controversial

More than a million people wasted no time signing up when a company in Pasadena, Calif., called Free-PC announced it would give away 10,000 Pentium-II computers to customers willing to…

Grant Opportunites

Ameritech Ameritech donated $3.2 million to K-12 schools in 1997. Through its SuperSchool program, the company supports projects that help school leaders learn how to use technology in their schools.…