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Is school funding fair? States may be failing needy students

The stimulus package that provided funding for states as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) may have done more harm than good, suggests a new report. Instead…

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February: 4 education grants you don’t want to miss!

eSchool News highlights four new education grants for February you don’t want to miss School funding difficulties show no sign of abating this February, and school budgets are stretched to the…

Philadelphia school chief faces down budget cuts and crises

William R. Hite Jr., superintendent of schools here in one of the nation’s poorest cities, is known as a man who prefers collaboration to confrontation, but he has spent the…

$100K for brain awareness

2014 marks the third year of the BrainWare Brain Awareness Week Grants. The grant program is designed to promote a broader understanding of the importance of brain research and…

Up to $10K for household, school

In an effort to promote its Together in Education (TIE) program and to also encourage customers to try its private label products, Harris Teeter is launching the Harris Teeter Together…

Up to $400K for community service

The Kohl’s Department Stores Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program will award nearly $400,000 in scholarships and prizes to more than 2,300 young volunteers who have made a positive impact in…

$100 to $500 for classroom projects

The Kids In Need Foundation, a national, non-profit organization dedicated to providing free school supplies to economically disadvantaged school children and under-funded teachers, is launching its fourth annual teacher grants…

Volunteer pays for hot lunch for kids who can’t afford it

A volunteer at a Houston-area elementary school who noticed some students were getting a smaller lunch of cold cheese sandwiches is digging into his own pocket to cover delinquent meal…

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BREAKING NEWS: 3 immediate ways the eRate is improving for schools

In what could be one of the most heartening examples of putting money where a mouth is, FCC chairman, Tom Wheeler, just announced that the E-Rate will change in three…

Humble teacher shocks community by leaving $8.4 million

A retired teacher who worked with special-needs kids, the late Margaret Southern drove a 1980s Cadillac, lived in a modest home and had just one indulgence in life: taking her…