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2 ways to support eRate modernization

Last month, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) closed its comment period for its most recent Public Notice, soliciting responses for proposed changes to the eRate program. As a former school…

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Digital divide, lack of certified librarians ‘a national crisis’

Washington, D.C. -- Barbara Stripling, president of the American Library Association, said students, teachers, and librarians are facing "a silent dilemma."

Imagine, she said, you're one of two students…

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May: 4 education grants you don’t want to miss

School funding difficulties show no sign of abating, and school budgets are stretched to the limit. Many educators and administrators rely on school grants to fund important projects and opportunities…

$500 prizes for deserving teachers

Nominate a deserving educator on the contest's Facebook page and that educator could win prizes from places like Amazon, The Container Store, The Limited, Pottery Barn, DonorsChoose.org, TeachersPayTeachers.com, and more.…

Challenge students with this digital citizenship contest

This past fall, Common Sense Media debuted its first music video, Pause & Think Online, an animated song for kids to learn about digital citizenship. We love our colorful characters…

Students: Describe your goals, win an iPad Mini

This year's contest asks students to answer the following question: What is a goal you want to accomplish and why? Students can answer the question in the form of a…

Prizes for student projects on community traditions

The challenge asks participants to examine a local or regional tradition through the eyes of a community tradition bearer and create a video, podcast or slide show to share the…

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Got funding? State’s laptop plan at risk

The future of a pilot program eyed as a model to eventually put laptops in the hands of all Hawaii public school students and teachers is uncertain now that lawmakers…

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April: 5 education grants you don’t want to miss

School funding difficulties show no sign of abating, and school budgets are stretched to the limit. Many educators and administrators rely on school grants to fund important projects and opportunities…

$2M to help improve school leaders

The Turnaround School Leaders Program supports projects to develop and implement or enhance and implement a leadership pipeline that selects, prepares, places, supports, and retains school leaders (which may include…