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Newslines–Channel One survives more rough surf

The Channel One education network is back on in schools in Jefferson County, Ala., after a three-week moratorium, during which school officials found strong support for its programs. “We were…

Take advantage of this little-known $166M program for school libraries: Federal granting program inviting applications from K-12 schools

There’s a great opportunity out there for school libraries looking to get ready for the 21st century–and now is the right time for K-12 schools go after their share of…

Schools get lion’s share of $85 million in technology funds: ED, AOL, and NTIA give big to schools for technology and training

The nation’s schools were the primary beneficiaries in late September as powerhouse funding sources from the public and private sectors doled out nearly $85 million in grant and loan awards.…

Seven Critical Steps For Building A Community-Based Technology Assessment Program

Technology & Learning, November/December 1998, p. 66 A community assessment program can provide valuable feedback and guidance for your school technology program. Here are seven key issues to address when…

Check out these new federal tech programs

While the recently-passed federal budget bill may read like alphabet soup, a thorough knowledge of the new pots of funds created for K-12 technology and training will serve the savvy…

Maryland schools become models for wireless learning:

Schools and homes in Hyattsville, Md., are among the first in the nation to get fully wireless access to voice, data, and video capabilities. Thanks to Maryland’s “Connected for Learning”…

Five Technology Programs That Use Community Involvement To Benefit Parents, Students, and Schools

Technology & Learning, November/December 1998, p. 18 Here are five innovative programs that bring students and their parents together to learn about technology: A Title I elementary school in El…

Use these magic words to swing those funding doors wide open: Experts at ‘Grants & Funding East’ reveal what’s hot, what’s not

If you were at our first-ever Grants & Funding for School Technology Conference in Washington, D.C., you heard all about the twin issues that will be drawing funding like a…

How to maximize your discount level

There are two factors which determine your percentage of eRate discounts: whether your school or library is considered urban or rural, and what its perceived level of economic need is.…

New online catalogue makes buying software a breeze: Site lets school leaders browse thousands of educational titles

Scantron Quality Computers Inc. (SQC), a top reseller of educational software and hardware, has launched an online catalog the company hopes will serve as a one-stop shop for schools. With…