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Newslines– Wichita district targets unsafe student drivers

Faced with mounting safety concerns, Wichita, Kansas, school officials are bringing in more armed officers. But these officers won’t be patrolling hallways or lunchrooms. They’ll be out in the parking…

ProjectorCentral offers new school donation center on the web

Supplying school districts with donated projection equipment is the goal of the new School Donation Center hosted by the projector industry portal web site, ProjectorCentral. The internet-based donation center will…

Apply now for Year Three eRate funds

The Schools and Libraries Division (SLD) of the Universal Service Administrative Co., the group that administers the eRate, announced the opening of the Form 471 filing window for Year 3…

Grants: Opportunities, Deadlines and Awards

December GTECH Education grants GTECH Holdings Corp., a global leader in the lottery business with revenues of over $1 billion since the company’s inception in 1981, is dedicated to giving…

PowerUP to provide $10 million for after-school programs

Aiming to help children who can’t afford computers, internet giant America Online (AOL), computer maker Gateway, and several other groups announced Nov. 8 a multimillion-dollar program of free systems, software,…

Tech management event a success

The premier edition of the eSchool News “School Technology Management Conference and Exposition” drew more than 1,000 people to the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C., Oct. 17-20. The event…

Grant Opportunites

Bell Atlantic Foundation Grants The Bell Atlantic Foundation reviews unsolicited proposals from the 13 Northeastern states served by Bell Atlantic on a continuous calendar-year basis from January through November. Education…

Ohio lawmaker says state should pay for school bus sensors

The death of an Ohio boy who was run over by a school bus in September is just the latest example of why the state should require electronic sensors on…

Los Angeles schools approve use of low-risk herbicide

Seeking to control a campus weed problem without using potentially harmful chemicals, Los Angeles Unified School District officials have voted to allow use of a low-grade herbicide while continuing to…

Maryland district mulls NRA curriculum proposal

School officials in Carroll County, Md., are considering whether to teach students gun safety under a program sponsored by the National Rifle Association. NRA officials have presented ideas on how…