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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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$2,000 for driver safety projects

This grant program uses service-learning to help address teen driver safety issues. Applicants work together to develop a campaign to address the issue of teen driver safety in the community.…

$10K for school running teams

Once a week from October 11 through December 13, 2010, a random winning newsletter subscriber will be selected to receive a bag of running goodies and have the opportunity to…

Up to $10,000 for high school entrepreneurs

High-school seniors with a flair for entrepreneurship are encouraged to apply online for a chance to win a scholarship valued from $1,000-$10,000. This awards program was established to raise awareness…

20 awards of $250 for IT students

Information technology (IT) teachers can recognize their outstanding students who have trained for and received a CompTIA certification and help them win $250 to further their pursuit of an IT…

20 scholarships for manufacturing employees

The Manufacturing Institute and University of Phoenix will offer individuals currently working in manufacturing the opportunity to complete an undergraduate or master's degree program on a full-tuition scholarship. The program…

Teaching fellowships for NASA enthusiasts

The NASA Endeavor Science Teaching Certificate Project awards highly competitive one-year fellowships to more than 40 current and prospective teachers across the Nation. Funding authorization for the Project is provided…

Full tuition scholarships and $25,000 in scholarships

Pay It Forward is a program that will award a total of 10 full-tuition scholarships for online associate’s degree programs at Bryant & Stratton College, as well as five $5,000…

Free science opportunities for elementary students

In this program, elementary school age children will have the opportunity to practice real science and work directly with cutting- edge scientists and engineers. Students are asked to propose an…

Duke winces as a private joke slips out of control

For nearly two weeks, many on the Duke University campus had been aware of a certain senior “thesis” that a recent graduate wrote, apparently as a private joke, about her…

Google launches contest to encourage kids to code

The Google Open Source Program is announcing a new computer programming outreach effort, aimed at 13- to 18-year-old students around the world, ReadWriteWeb reports. Google Code-in will operate in a…