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First-year BEAR Form filing extended to June 30, 1999

At the request of both applicants and service providers, the SLD will accept Billed Entity Applicant Reimbursement (BEAR) Forms for reimbursement on bills that you’ve paid in full through the…

eRate agency caps first year of funding

The Schools and Libraries Division (SLD) of the Universal Service Administrative Co., the group that administers the eRate, issued its final wave of 1998 funding commitment letters Feb. 27. The…

Product Spotlight

StriveComm StriveComm Inc., of Cambridge, Mass., is a subscription-based internet community that provides novice web users with tools to use the internet effectively. StriveComm creates and hosts an easy-to-manage web…

eSN Netwatch

Curriculum Best new instructional resources on the internet “The Bridge” links educators to top-quality marine science resources http://www.vims.edu/bridge A project of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science with support from…

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…