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Articles by Laura Devaney

Laura Devaney is the eSchool News Managing Editor. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism. Laura interned at eSchool Media while attending UMD, and upon graduating, Laura was lucky enough to join the eSchool Media team. She enjoys covering mobile and handheld technologies, BYOD trends, equity in broadband access, and special education.

When she isn't wrangling her two children, Laura enjoys running, photography, home improvement, boating, and rooting for the Terps.

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The Great Education Conversation

The sky’s the limit at the National Conference on Education--the premier destination to learn new approaches and to challenge your thinking. At this conference, you will get a 360-degree perspective…

Recognition for tech-savvy K-12 superintendents

Does your superintendent “get it” when it comes to technology? Does he or she demonstrate exemplary vision for the use of technology to improve all facets of education—and show outstanding…

Grants for middle and high school math teachers

Grade 6-12 applications for $5,000 or less are accepted on a rolling basis, throughout the calendar year. Grant requests of more than $5,000 are reviewed twice a year. Applications for…

$50,000 for dedicated child care teachers

The Terri Lynne Lokoff/Children’s TYLENOL National Child Care Teacher Awards is open to child care teachers throughout the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and on U.S. Air Force and…

More than $700,000 to help disadvantaged youth complete their education

This program identifies qualified individuals with potential for education at the postsecondary level and encourages them to complete secondary school and undertake a program of postsecondary education. TS projects publicize…

$100,000 for nonprofits

In 2011, the Eisner Foundation will award the inaugural Eisner Prize and is currently soliciting nominations of individuals or non-profit organizations for this prestigious honor. The Eisner Prize is a…

$1,000 for excellent in educational technology

The Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award rewards excellence in the development and delivery of technology programs. Programs which focus on aerospace and/or aeronautics will be given priority to other…

Scholarships for technology majors

The Government Information Technology Executive Council (GITEC), a council of senior-level government executives, is calling for nominations for its annual scholarship program, which recognizes high school seniors interested in pursuing…

Prizes and products for internet gaming

The six-month challenge is open to all K-12 students in the U.S., and invites them to play baseball at TiViTz online at www.tivitz.com, with the grand prize awarded to the…

More than $200K for educational programs

The Bayer USA Foundation supports programs that enhance the quality of life, provide unique and enriching opportunities that connect diverse groups and ensure preparedness for tomorrow’s leaders- thereby, resulting in…